1. The essential character of something. 2. A superiority of kind. 3. Degree or grade of excellence.
1. A sudden large increase or advance. 2. An abrupt transition in an atom or molecule from one quantum state to another.
1. A search, pursuit, investigation, inquest or the act of seeking. 2. The thing sought, especially the object of a medieval knight’s pursuit. 3. A chivalrous enterprise in medieval European romance that usually involves and adventurous journey. 4. The commitment to and the pursuit of knowledge, higher values, ideals, and virtues.