polly quant

Quant

[kwahnt]
noun
Mary, born 1934, English fashion designer and entrepreneur.
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quant1 (kwɒnt)
 
n
1.  a long pole for propelling a boat, esp a punt, by pushing on the bottom of a river or lake
 
vb
2.  to propel (a boat) with a quant
 
[C15: probably from Latin contus a pole, from Greek kontos]

quant2 (kwɒnt)
 
n
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
Mary. born 1934, British fashion designer, whose Chelsea Look of miniskirts and geometrically patterned fabrics dominated London fashion in the 1960s

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quant definition


  1. n.
    and quan. quantitative analysis. (Scientific and collegiate.) : I didn't study enough for my quant test.
  2. n.
    a technician who works in securities market analysis. : He was a quant on Wall Street for two years.
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