1. quantity or amount.
2. a particular amount.
3. a share or portion.
4. a large quantity; bulk.
a. the smallest quantity of radiant energy, equal to Planck's constant times the frequency of the associated radiation.
b. the fundamental unit of a quantized physical magnitude, as angular momentum.
6. sudden and significant
Reflections from a dirty mirror
Telling rouged and bejewelled lies
Without a quantum of shame.