Meaning of ALGEBRA in English

ALGEBRA

al ‧ ge ‧ bra /ˈældʒəbrə, ˈældʒɪbrə/ BrE AmE noun [uncountable]

[ Date: 1500-1600 ; Language: Medieval Latin ; Origin: Arabic al-jabr 'the reduction' ]

a type of mathematics that uses letters and other signs to represent numbers and values

—algebraic /ˌældʒəˈbreɪ-ɪk◂, ˌældʒɪˈbreɪ-ɪk◂/ adjective

—algebraically /-kli/ adverb

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.