noun
- The definition of a trinomial is a math equation that has three terms which are connected by plus or minus notations.
An example of trinomial is 6x squared + 3x + 5.
- Trinomial means the scientific name of a plant.
An example of a trinomial is a name which inclues the genus, species and the variety.
trinomial
- a mathematical expression consisting of three terms connected by plus or minus signs
- Taxonomy the scientific name of a plant or animal taxon, consisting of three words designating in order the genus, species, and subspecies or variety
Origin of trinomial
tri- + (bi)nomial- composed of three terms
- of trinomials
trinomial
adjective
- Consisting of three names or terms, as a taxonomic designation.
- Mathematics Consisting of three terms.
noun
- A three-part taxonomic designation indicating genus, species, and subspecies or variety, such as Brassica oleracea botrytis, the cauliflower.
- Mathematics An algebraic expression consisting of three terms connected by plus or minus signs, such as x^{2} + 4x -3.
Origin of trinomial
tri– + (bi)nomial.Related Forms:
- tri·no′mi·al·ism
noun
trinomial
Adjective
(not comparable)
- Consisting of three names or parts or terms.
Noun
(plural trinomials)
- (algebra) An expression consisting of 3 terms.