## quadric

[kwä**′**drik′]

adjective

Math. of the second degree: used of a function with more than two variables

Origin of quadric

; from Classical Latin*quadra,*a square (akin to

*quattuor,*four) + -ic

noun

a quantic of the second degree

## quadric

adjective

Of or relating to geometric surfaces that are defined by quadratic equations.

## quadric

Noun

(*plural* quadrics)

- (mathematics) A surface whose shape is defined in terms of a quadratic equation