# Quadratic Definition

kwŏ-drătĭk

adjective

Square.

Webster's New World

Involving a quantity or quantities that are squared but not raised to a higher power.

Webster's New World

Square-shaped.

Wiktionary

(mathematics) Of an equation, of the form .

Wiktionary

(mathematics) Of a function, of the form .

Wiktionary

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noun

A quadratic term, expression, or equation.

Webster's New World

Synonyms:

- quadratic-equation
- quadratic polynomial

## Origin of Quadratic

Confer French

*quadratique*.From Wiktionary

From

**quadrate**From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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