Meaning of POLYNOMIAL in English

POLYNOMIAL

I. noun Etymology: poly- + -nomial (as in binomial) Date: 1674 a mathematical expression of one or more algebraic terms each of which consists of a constant multiplied by one or more variables raised to a nonnegative integral power (as a + bx + cx 2 ), II. adjective Date: circa 1704 relating to, composed of, or expressed as one or more ~s

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