### Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:1.0 / 1 vote

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

a polynomial of the second degree

of or relating to or resembling a square

of or relating to the second power

### WiktionaryRate this definition:0.0 / 0 votes

A quadratic polynomial, function or equation.

square-shaped

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 .

6. Etymology: Confer French.

### WikipediaRate this definition:0.0 / 0 votes

In mathematics, the term quadratic describes something that pertains to squares, to the operation of squaring, to terms of the second degree, or equations or formulas that involve such terms. Quadratus is Latin for square.

### ChatGPTRate this definition:0.0 / 0 votes

Quadratic refers to a mathematical concept related to the second degree. It is often used to describe a specific type of polynomial equation that has the form ax^2 + bx + c = 0, where a, b, and c are constants and 'a' is not equal to zero. The term 'quadratic' comes from the Latin word 'quadratum', meaning 'square', since the variable in a quadratic equation is squared. Quadratic can also refer to anything related to or characterized by a square or something that is two-dimensional.

### Webster DictionaryRate this definition:0.0 / 0 votes

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

tetragonal

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

### Numerology

1. Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of quadratic in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

2. Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of quadratic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

### From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

• τετραγωνικό, τετραγωνική, τετραγωνικός
• ceàrnach
• 二次
• квадра́тный
• چراغ
• phương trình bậc hai

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