quadratic
quad·rat·ic- Rare square
- Algebra involving a quantity or quantities that are squared but not raised to a higher power
Origin of quadratic
quadrate + -ic
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quadratic
adjective
MathematicsOrigin of quadratic
From quadrateRelated Forms:
- quad·rat′ic
noun
- quad·rat′i·cal·ly
adverb
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quadratic
(not comparable)
- square-shaped
- (mathematics) of a polynomial, involving the second power (square) of a variable but no higher powers, as .
- (mathematics) of an equation, of the form .
- (mathematics) of a function, of the form .
(plural quadratics)
- (mathematics) A quadratic polynomial, function or equation.
Confer French quadratique.
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