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qui vive.noun.(pronounced 'key veev')
on the alert, on the lookout; ready right now, applies both spiritually and secularly

quip.noun,.plural.quips
a witty or sarcastic expression or allusion

quandary.noun,.plural.quandaries.pronounced 'quan dree(s)'
if you are in a quandary, you have to make a decision but cannot decide what to do; a difficult situation or problem where it's tough to decide one way or the other; a state of perplexity; dilemma; predicament

quality.noun,.plural.qualities
an inherent or distinguishing.characteristic; a property; a personal trait, especially a character trait (someone with a lot of good redeeming qualities); essential character; nature (mahogany has the quality of being durable); superiority of kind (an intellect of unquestioned quality); degree or grade of excellence (yard goods of low quality); a voice with a distinctive metallic quality; attribute
quality.adjective
having a high degree of excellence
these nouns, quality, property, attribute, character, trait, all signify a feature that distinguishes or identifies someone or something, with the word quality the most inclusive

qualified.adjective
having the appropriate.qualifications for an office, a position or a task
qualifiedly.adverb
qualify, qualified, qualifying, qualifies.verbs
transitive verb use.to describe by enumerating the characteristics or qualities of; characterize; to make competent or eligible for an office, a position or a task
Grammar:.to modify the meaning of (a noun, for example)
intransitive verb use.to be or become qualified

qualification.noun,.plural.qualifications
the act of qualifying or the condition of being qualified; a quality, an ability or an accomplishment that makes a person suitable for a particular position or task; a condition or circumstance that must be met or complied with

qualitative.adjective
having to do with quality or qualities
qualitatively.adverb

quantity.noun,.plural.quantities
a specified or indefinite number or amount; a considerable amount or number (sells bananas wholesale and in quantity); an exact amount or number; the measurable, countable or comparable property or aspect of a thing
Mathematics:.something that serves as the object of an operation Linguistics:.the relative amount of time needed to pronounce a vowel, consonant or syllable; the duration of a syllable in quantitative verse
Logic:.the exact character of a proposition in reference to its universality, singularity or particularity

quantitative.adjective
having to do with quantity; capable of being measured
quantitatively.adverb
quantitativeness.noun

quantify, quantified, quantifying, quantifies.transitive verbs
to determine or express the quantity of
quantifiable.adjective
quantification, quantifier.noun,.plurals.quantifications, quantifiers

quark.noun,.plural.quarks
smaller than an atom, they are made up of even smaller matter and so on down the chain of tiny matter that we see no end to it and postulate that beyond what we can see with powerful microscopes, it continues into infinity; quarks residing within atoms make the protons and neutrons of the atom; physicists now know that all matter is comprised of electrons, up quarks and down quarks. A quark is produced when a cosmic ray collides with the nucleus of an atom, immediately decaying into other particles

A quark is any class of unobserved subatomic particles (much tinier than the atom, as groups of them reside therein) with a fractional electrical charge, of which proton, neutrons and other hadrons are thought to be composed.

Quarks come in six varieties up, down and strange and charm, bottom and top. Each of these six quarks have an antiparticle bringing the total to twelve.

Quarks are the particles that trigger radiation in the neutron. 

A quark has a fractional electric charge of magnitude (greatness of rank or position) one third or two thirds that of the electron and is regarded as constituents of all hadrons.

A quark pairs with one of its opposites, an antiquark, to create a type of matter called a meson. In the second method, three quarks gather to form baryons, such as protons and neutrons

"Apparently there are a lot more ways of putting things together than we thought".said Syracuse University physicist Sheldon Stone, who runs experiments based on data from the Large Hadron Collider in Europe.

Quarks combine in groups of 3 to produce baryons, a subclass of hadrons. Quarks have ½ integral spins. The up has +2/3, the down and strange -1/3.

A proton consists of 2/3+2/3-1/3=1. A neutron has -1/3-1/3+2/3=0

Quarks have other antisymmetric electrical attributes deemed 'color' (red, green, blue). These 'colors' combine to produce a colorless mix.

Quarks reside in individual nucleons and yet unlike an atom or the nucleons in atoms, an incredible 20 tons of force within a maximum span of a trillionth of a meter between each quark ensures they cannot be taken apart.

This peculiar property is unknown in all other scales of matter and is amazing for two reasons: the small scale and quarks, though made up of parts, can not be taken apart like the parts in other wholes, such as a flower, frog or fridge. 

Scientists have crushed them, turning them into gas, etc., but they remain constant in integrity. Quarks are held in this tight bond with each other by an exchange of gluons, creating an unbelievable secure binding of electrical pathways between them. The action of this remarkable exchange and the many possibilities resulting from it, when characterized in mathematical models, is termed quantum.chromodynamics
theory. More on quarks at, fnal.gov

quasi.adverb
as if; in a sense or manner; seemingly; having a likeness to something; resembling (a quasi success)

quest.noun,.plural.quests
a seeking; a hunt; a pursuit; a journey in search of; to follow the track
quest, quested, questing, quests.verbs
intransitive verb use.to go on a quest
transitive verb use.to search for; seek
quester.noun,.plural.questers

quantum strings.noun
also known as superstrings, are strings of matter, that are now proven to be the main building blocks of all that is, having an incredibly short length, that of 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 of them end to end taking up only one centimeter (about the width of your finger). They are 100 billion times smaller than a proton and theoretical physicists postulate that these strings possess enormous gravitational force due to their dense mass apparently causing gravitional lensing (photon.trajectories are bent).

These strings account for the elementary particles. They 'replace' space. They are space. They comprise all we see and know of. Strings continually reconnect and vibrate in specific ways in becoming the fundamental particles, such as electrons, photons and gluons. It is mind that controls what vibrations (vibrations are what makes a thing, a thing, whether it's concrete, fingernails, thinking, eyes, everything) manifest into the world we know as physical beings. Here we have a glimpse into the workings of the mind of the Great Infinite One. Amazingly humans, have a means of connection into this energy field.

The heterotic (expressing contrast, comparison; hetero is Greek for 'combining two, usually or more, different things {example, 'heterosexual'})-string theory attempts to explain the types of particles we observe. A string of particles with two different dimensions associated with it is heterotic; in this case, spaces. 

The fields that describe the physical degrees of freedom of the string in its ten dimensional universe can be divided or decomposed into two independent parts; one part moves clockwise and the other, counterclockwise around the string.

String theory suggests that energies beyond 10 to the 18th GeV have no meaning. Some strings possess special dynamics as they carry electrical currents. Why some do and others not poses a conundrum. The energy propelling high energy particles remains a riddle as nothing presently detectible is near (out there in space) that can be quantified

Astrophysics is currently unable to provide answers: As Ludwik Celnikier, Observatoire de Paris-Meudon said regarding a comparison of dark matter to ultra high enery cosmic rays, in the article 'Superconducting Cosmic Strings' in American Scientist.(americanscientist.org), May/June, 2000."The former is a form of matter which should exist, but until further notice, doesn't, whereas the high energy rays are particles which do exist but perhaps shouldn't".
   String theory is challenged by quantum theory.

quorum.noun
the minimal number of officers and members of a committee or an organization, usually a majority, who must be present for valid transaction of business

query.noun,.plural.queries
a question; an inquiry; a doubt in the mind; a mental reservation; a notation, usually a question mark, calling attention to an item in order to question its validity or accuracy
query, queried, querying, queries.transitive verbs
to express doubt or uncertainty about; question: query someone's motives; to put a question to (a person); ask; to mark (an item) with a notation in order to question its validity or accuracy
querier.noun

queue.noun,.plural.queues
a line of waiting people or vehicles; a braid of hair usually worn hanging at the back of the head
queue, queued, queuing, queues.intransitive verbs
Computers:.a sequence of stored data or programs awaiting processing; to get in line (queue up at the box office, queue the balls for a game of pool)

quench, quenched, quenching, quenches.transitive verbs
to put out a fire, for example; extinguish; to suppress; quell; squelch (the disapproval of my colleagues quenched my enthusiasm for the plan); to put an end to; destroy; satisfy (mineral water quenched our thirst); to cool hot metal by thrusting into water or other liquid
quenchable.adjective
quencher.noun,.plural.quenchers
quenchless.adjective
unquenchable

quota.noun,.plural.quotas
a proportional share, as of goods, assigned to a group or to each member of a group; an allotment; the maximum.determined number of something (the quota of rare animals allotted for export was now filled)

quote, quoted, quoting, quotes.verbs
transitive verb use.to repeat or copy the words of another, usually with acknowledgment of the source; to cite or refer to for illustration or proof; to repeat a brief passage or excerpt from: (soldiers in the so-called second 'world' war quoted the Psalms of protection)
intransitive verb use.to give a quotation, as from a book
quote.noun,.plural.quotes
a quotation; a quotation mark
quoter.noun,.plural.quoters
quotation.noun,.plural.quotations
the act of quoting; a quotation is a sentence or phrase taken from a book, poem or play, which is repeated by someone else; a passage quoted; the quoting of current prices and bids for securities and goods
quotational.adjective
quotationally.adverb

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