Trinomial meaning

trī-nōmē-əl
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.

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A mathematical expression consisting of three terms connected by plus or minus signs.
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A mathematical expression that is the sum of three monomials, such as ax2 + bxc.
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Trinomial means the scientific name of a plant.

An example of a trinomial is a name which inclues the genus, species and the variety.

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Composed of three terms.
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(mathematics) Consisting of three terms.
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(mathematics) An algebraic expression consisting of three terms connected by plus or minus signs, such as x2 + 4 x -3.
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Consisting of three names or terms, as a taxonomic designation.
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A three-part taxonomic designation indicating genus, species, and subspecies or variety, such as Brassica oleracea botrytis, the cauliflower.
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(taxonomy) The scientific name of a plant or animal taxon, consisting of three words designating in order the genus, species, and subspecies or variety.
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A three-part taxonomic designation indicating genus, species, and subspecies or variety, such as Brassica oleracea botrytis, the cauliflower.
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A taxonomic designation indicating genus, species, and subspecies or variety, as in Brassica oleracea botrytis, the cauliflower.
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(algebra) An expression consisting of 3 terms.
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Consisting of three names or terms, as a taxonomic designation.
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Consisting of three names or parts or terms.
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Of trinomials.
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Origin of trinomial

  • tri– (bi)nomial

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