- a sudden change in the value of some variable, especially a discontinuous one
- Usage note: Originally used in the power supply industry, this now seems to be used instead of quantum leap by people who know that term's real meaning
- The report, stark and uncompromising, marks a in Europe's own role in pushing for international action to combat climate change, as it will be used in a bid to commit the EU to ambitious new targets for cutting emissions of greenhouse gases. - The Independent, 10/01/07
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