Quant

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Quant A punting pole with a broad flange near the end to prevent it from sinking into the mud; a setting pole.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n quant A walking-stick.
    • n quant A pushing-pole with a flat board or cap at one end to prevent it from sinking into the mud, used by bargemen; also, a jumping-pole, similarly fitted, used in marshes. The name is also given to the cap.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Quant kwant a pushing or jumping pole, with a flat cap at the end, used in marshes.
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Usage

In literature:

Quant ... moi, je veux cinquante mille francs de rente, et alors.
"The Gambler" by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
They were a canoe-shaped open boat, sixty feet long by eight wide, and were pushed up the stream by quants or poles.
"Military Reminiscences of the Civil War V1" by Jacob Dolson Cox
Les couches varient infiniment quant a leur direction et a leur inclinaisons.
"Theory of the Earth, Volume 1 (of 4)" by James Hutton
Quant a l'esclavage, l'Etat de New-Yorck est un de ceux ou les idees m'ont paru le moins liberales.
"The Journal of Negro History, Vol. I. Jan. 1916" by Various
Cum a quant aug cridar: A lor!
"Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 12, August, 1863, No. 70" by Various
Quant a moi, je ne vois pas la difference.
"Elster's Folly" by Mrs. Henry Wood
Quant a Lord Melbourne, il me semble que la Duchesse le deteste.
"The Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume 1 (of 3), 1837-1843)" by Queen Victoria
Quant aux enfants, ils ne sont pas plus morts que toi ou moi!
"Bob Strong's Holidays" by John Conroy Hutcheson
Ahi quant' egli era nell' aspetto fiero!
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine -- Volume 57, No. 351, January 1845" by Various
Quant a moi, apres de longues annees d'hesitation, j'ai fini par prendre mon parti carrement.
"Essays in Radical Empiricism" by William James
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In poetry:

Ed io dicevo: "E` vero!... I giorni miei
"Passan senza splendori!
"Oh, quante notti fra i bicchier perdei!
"E quante fra gli amori!"
"Ditirambo" by Ferdinando Fontana
"Poveri grilli! Povere--bestiole liete! Quante
"N'ho ammazzate!... Di Rita--ero allora l'amante!
"La notte, quando tutti--dormivano, soletto
"Io m'aggiravo intorno--alla quercia ed al tetto,
"Spiando la finestra--dove Rita dormiva.
"Mastro Spaghi" by Ferdinando Fontana

In news:

Uber-"quant" Cliff Asness bets that his high-speed computers and trading models can churn billions of dollars in profits in booms and busts alike.
Clothes designer Mary Quant, one of the leading lights of the British fashion scene in the 1960's and the designer responsible for the mini-skirt, having her hair cut by her fellow fashion icon Vidal Sassoon in 1964.
Quant called Sassoon the "Chanel of hair".
The Poll Quants Won the Election.
The Rise of the Poll Quants (or, Why Sam Wang Might Eat a Bug).
My ' Quant ' Gold goes to BP and Dow Chemical Comes in Last Place.
Sisu Investor, "Warren Buffett Next Door" and Quant Ideas.
Jose Quant , owner and operator of Q Art Salon, doesn't want your money.
Quants, who use complex algorithims to devise more effective trading strategies, are in hot demand right now.
'Quants' vs Traditionalists in Politics.
Jose Quant, owner and operator of Q Art Salon, doesn't want your money.
Quants Post Worst Month Since October as Winton Falls 3.2.
Quant value equity manager adds staff to refine its model.
1 Oregon 17-14 in overtime Saturday to complete a dramatic double , and "Nerd Nation"—as athletes across all sports on this quant Silicon Valley campus call themselves—enjoyed a giant I-told-you-so celebration.
1 Oregon 17-14 in overtime Saturday to complete a dramatic double , and "Nerd Nation" — as athletes across all sports on this quant Silicon Valley campus call themselves — enjoyed a giant I-told-you-so celebration.
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In science:

Biane, P., “Minuscule weights and random walks on lattices,” Quant.
Random Walk in an Alcove of an Affine Weyl Group, and Non-Colliding Random Walks on an Interval
Konno. A new type of limit theorems for the one-dimensional quantum random walk. eprint arXiv:quant-ph/0206103.
Coassociative grammar, periodic orbits and quantum random walk over Z
Symmetricity of distribution for one-dimensional Hadamard walk. eprint arXiv:quant-ph/0205065.
Coassociative grammar, periodic orbits and quantum random walk over Z
One-dimensional quantum walks with absorption boundaries. quant-ph/0207008 .
Limit theorems and absorption problems for quantum random walks in one dimension
The quantum to classical transition for random walks. quant-ph/0208195 .
Limit theorems and absorption problems for quantum random walks in one dimension
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