Explanation QUANTUM: The fixed amount of time a thread or process can run before being preempted
More definitions for Mac OS users such as quantum in Dictionary Q.
- Help Quadratic Curve:
- Usage A curve specified by a quadratic equation quantum.
- Help Quartz Extreme:
- Usage integrated into the lower layers of Quartz that enables many graphics operations to be offloaded to hardware. This offloading of work to the graphics processing unit (GPU) provides tremendous quantum.
- Help Quick Look Framework:
- Usage provides a plug-in architecture for custom document types. A Quick Look document type can be displayed as a preview in the Finder and as an item in such applications as iPhoto or any application that quantum.
- Help QTVR Track:
- Usage A track in a QuickTime movie that maintains a list of VR nodes quantum.
- Help QCPlugIn:
- Usage A class defined by the Quartz framework that provides the base class to subclass for writing custom patches quantum.