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quant

  
[1]  
      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)  
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quant   [2]  
      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)  

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


quant   [1]  
      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)  
quant   [2]  
      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)  

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quanta, quaint, quantal, quantic

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