
Definition of Quantal
1. Adjective. Of or relating to a quantum or capable of existing in only one of two states.
Category relationships: Natural Philosophy, Physics
Partainyms: Quantum, Quantum
Derivative terms: Quantum, Quantum
Definition of Quantal
1. Adjective. (physics) Of or pertaining to a quantum ¹
2. Adjective. (physics) quantized ¹
3. Adjective. (biology) Describing a response that is allornone ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Quantal
1. pertaining to a quantum [adj]  See also: quantum
Lexicographical Neighbors of Quantal
Literary usage of Quantal
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Adaptive Statistical Procedures and Related Topics: Proceedings of a by Herbert Robbins, John Van Ryzin (1986)
"A consistency theorem for repeatedMLE procedures in quantal response problems Is
... Key words: stochastic approximation, quantal response curve, logit, ..."
2. New Developments and Applications in Experimental Design: Selected by Nancy Flournoy, William F. Rosenberger, Weng Kee Wong (1998)
"A unified theory for quantal responses to mixtures of drugs: noninteractive ...
A comparison of two approaches to the construction of models for quantal ..."
3. Harmful NonIndigenous Species in the United States (1994)
"APPROACHES The quantal nature of neurotransmit ter release has long been known
... However, it had been quite difficult to apply analyses based on quantal ..."
4. Adaptive Designs: Selected Proceedings of a 1992 Joint AmsImsSiam Summer by Nancy Flournoy, William F. Rosenberger, American Mathematical Society, Institute of Mathematical Statistics (1995)
"Selection of dose levels for estimating a percent point of a quantal response curve.
... Sequential estimation of points on quantal response curves. ..."