The number or quantity which when squared will produce a given number or quantity.
3 is the square root of 9
Webster's New World
Attributive form of square root.
Other Word Forms of Square Root
Square Root Sentence Examples
The equation then becomes a 2 /V = k, or a = A / Vk, so that the molecular conductivity is proportional to the square root of the dilution.
In the case of the determinant of order 4 the square root is Al2A34 - A 13 A 24 +A14A23.
When the compass is far from the magnet, the vibrations will be comparatively slow; when it is near a pole, they will be exceedingly rapid, the frequency of the vibrations varying as the square root of the magnetic force at the spot.
He then by means of a simple proportion deduced that log (I 00000 00000 00000 I)=o 00000 00000 00000 0 434 2 944 81 90325 1804, so that, a quantity 1.00000 00000 00000 x (where x consists of not more than seventeen figures) having been obtained by repeated extraction of the square root of a given number, the logarithm of I 00000 00000 00000 x could then be found by multiplying x by 00000 00000 00000 04342 To find the logarithm of 2, Briggs raised it to the tenth power, viz.
The quadratic mean of n quantities is the square root of the arithmetical mean of their squares.