radicand definition by Webster's New World
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the quantity under a radical sign
Origin: ; from Classical Latin radicandum, neuter gerund, gerundive of radicare, to take root ; from radix, root
radicand definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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The quantity under a radical sign. For example, 3 is the radicand of √3.
Origin: Latin rādīcandum, neuter gerundive of rādīcāre, to take root, from rādīx, rādīc-, root; see Radical .
radicand - Science Definition
The number or expression that is written under a radical sign, such as the 3 in √3.