Definitions for quadratickwɒˈdræt ɪk
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quadratic equation, quadratic(noun)
an equation in which the highest power of an unknown quantity is a square
quadratic, quadratic polynomial(adj)
a polynomial of the second degree
of or relating to or resembling a square
of or relating to the second power
A quadratic polynomial, function or equation.
of a polynomial, involving the second power (square) of a variable but no higher powers, as .
of an equation, of the form .
of a function, of the form .
Origin: Confer French .
of or pertaining to a square, or to squares; resembling a quadrate, or square; square
pertaining to terms of the second degree; as, a quadratic equation, in which the highest power of the unknown quantity is a square
Origin: [Cf. F. quadratique.]
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