Meaning of QUADRATIC in English

QUADRATIC

— quadratically , adv.

/kwo drat"ik/ , adj.

1. square.

2. Algebra. involving the square and no higher power of the unknown quantity; of the second degree.

n.

3. a quadratic polynomial or equation.

[ 1650-60; QUADRATE + -IC ]

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