Quintic definition

(mathematics) Of or relating to the fifth degree, such as a quintic polynomial which has the form ax5+bx4+cx3+dx2+ex+f (containing a term with the independent variable raised to the fifth power).
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(mathematics) A quintic polynomial: ax5+bx4+cx3+dx2+ex+f.
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Noun

Singular:
quintic
Plural:
quintics

Origin of quintic

  • Latin quint-us, 'fifth' and -ic, 'of pertaining to'.

    From Wiktionary