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quant

 (kwŏnt)
n. Slang
An expert in the use of mathematics and related subjects, particularly in investment management and stock trading.

[Short for quantitative.]

quant

(kwɒnt)
n
a long pole for propelling a boat, esp a punt, by pushing on the bottom of a river or lake
vb
to propel (a boat) with a quant
[C15: probably from Latin contus a pole, from Greek kontos]

quant

(kwɒnt)
n
1. (Computer Science) informal a highly paid computer specialist with a degree in a quantitative science, employed by a financial house to predict the future price movements of securities, commodities, currencies, etc
2. (Professions) informal a highly paid computer specialist with a degree in a quantitative science, employed by a financial house to predict the future price movements of securities, commodities, currencies, etc
[C20: from quantitative]

Quant

(kwɒnt)
n
(Biography) Mary. born 1934, British fashion designer, whose Chelsea Look of miniskirts and geometrically patterned fabrics dominated London fashion in the 1960s

quant

(kwɑnt)
n.
Business Slang. an expert in quantitative analysis.
[1985–90, Amer.]

quant


Past participle: quanted
Gerund: quanting

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Present Continuous
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Future Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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