Definitions for quadratickwɒˈdræt ɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quadratic equation, quadratic(noun)

    an equation in which the highest power of an unknown quantity is a square

  2. quadratic, quadratic polynomial(adj)

    a polynomial of the second degree

  3. quadratic(adj)

    of or relating to or resembling a square

    "quadratic shapes"

  4. quadratic(adj)

    of or relating to the second power

    "quadratic equation"


  1. quadratic(Noun)

    A quadratic polynomial, function or equation.

  2. quadratic(Adjective)


  3. quadratic(Adjective)

    of a polynomial, involving the second power (square) of a variable but no higher powers, as .

  4. quadratic(Adjective)

    of an equation, of the form .

  5. quadratic(Adjective)

    of a function, of the form .

  6. Origin: Confer French .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quadratic(adj)

    of or pertaining to a square, or to squares; resembling a quadrate, or square; square

  2. Quadratic(adj)


  3. Quadratic(adj)

    pertaining to terms of the second degree; as, a quadratic equation, in which the highest power of the unknown quantity is a square

  4. Origin: [Cf. F. quadratique.]

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