quant(redirected from quans)
1. A quantitative analysis. I tend to prefer using quants to when determining our marketing strategies.
2. Someone who prefers to make quantitative analyses (as opposed to qualitative ones). Most people tend to be quals when they make purchasing decisions, but about one in seven are quants.
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1. and quan n. 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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