## Definitions for polynomialˌpɒl əˈnoʊ mi əl

### Princeton's WordNet(0.00 / 0 votes)Rate this definition:

a mathematical function that is the sum of a number of terms

having the character of a polynomial

"a polynomial expression"

### Wiktionary(0.00 / 0 votes)Rate this definition:

1. polynomial(Noun)

An expression consisting of a sum of a finite number of terms, each term being the product of a constant coefficient and one or more variables raised to a non-negative integer power, such as .

2. polynomial(Noun)

A taxonomic designation (such as of a subspecies) consisting of more than two terms.

Able to be described or limited by a polynomial.

of a polynomial name or entity

5. Origin: poly- + -nomial

### Webster Dictionary(0.00 / 0 votes)Rate this definition:

1. Polynomial(noun)

an expression composed of two or more terms, connected by the signs plus or minus; as, a2 - 2ab + b2

containing many names or terms; multinominal; as, the polynomial theorem

consisting of two or more words; having names consisting of two or more words; as, a polynomial name; polynomial nomenclature

4. Origin: [Poly- + -nomial, as in monomial, binomial: cf. F. polynme.]

### Freebase(0.00 / 0 votes)Rate this definition:

1. Polynomial

In mathematics, polynomials are the simplest class of mathematical expressions. A polynomial is an expression constructed from variables and constants, using only the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and non-negative integer exponents. However, the division by a constant is allowed, because the multiplicative inverse of a non-zero constant is also a constant. For example, x² − x/4 + 7 is a polynomial, but x² − 4/x + 7x3/2 is an algebraic expression that is not a polynomial, because its second term involves a division by the variable x, and also because its third term contains an exponent that is not a non-negative integer. A polynomial function is a function which is defined by a polynomial. Sometimes, the term polynomial is reserved for the polynomials that are explicitly written as a sum of terms involving only multiplications and exponentiation by non negative integer exponents. In this context, the other polynomials are called polynomial expressions. For example, is a polynomial expression that represents the same thing as the polynomial The term "polynomial", as an adjective, can also be used for quantities that can be expressed as a polynomial of some parameter, as in polynomial time, which is used in computational complexity theory.

### Chambers 20th Century Dictionary(0.00 / 0 votes)Rate this definition:

1. Polynomial

pol-i-nō′mi-al, n. an algebraic quantity of many names or terms—same as multinomial—also Pol′ynome.—adj. of many names or terms.—n. Polynō′mialism. [Gr. polys, many, L. nomen, a name.]

### Numerology

1. Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of polynomial in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

2. Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of polynomial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

# Translations for polynomial

### From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

• polinoom, polinomies
• متعدد الحدود
• polinomi, polinomial
• polynom, polynomický
• polynomium
• Polynom
• πολυώνυμο, πολυωνυμικός, πολυώνυμος
• polinomial, polinomio, polinómico
• چند جملهای
• polynomi, polynominen
• polynominale, polynôme, polynomial, polynomiale, polynominal
• बहुपद
• polinomiális, polinom
• polinomial
• margliða
• polinomiale, polinomio
• רַב אֵיבָר
• 多項式
• 다항식
• polynomial
• polynoom
• polynom
• wielomianowy, wielomian
• polinomial, polinómio
• polinomial, polinom, polinomic
• многочленный, полиномиальный, многочлен
• polynom, polynomiell
• பல்லுறுப்புக்கோவை
• బహుపది
• พหุนาม
• polinom
• многочлен
• بہپد
• đa thức
• פּאַלינאָומיאַל
• 多项式

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