[

*adj]* - of or relating to or resembling a square 2. [adj] - of or relating to the second power 3. [n] - a polynomial of the second degree

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**Quad·rat'ic** * adjective* [ Confer French

* quadratique* .]

** 1.** Of or pertaining to a square, or to squares; resembling a quadrate, or square; square.

** 2.** * (Crystallog.)* Tetragonal.

** 3.** * (Alg.)* Pertaining to terms of the second degree; as, a

* quadratic* equation

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1. Of or pertaining to a square, or to squares; resembling a quadrate, or square; square. ... 2. <chemistry> Tetragonal. ... 3. <mathematics> 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. ... Source: Websters Dictionary

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*adjective* of or relating to the second power; `quadratic equation`

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quadratic polynomial *noun* a polynomial of the second degree

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• (a.) Tetragonal. • (a.) Pertaining to terms of the second degree; as, a quadratic equation, in which the highest power of the unknown quantity is a square. • (a.) Of or pertaining to a square, or to squares; resembling a quadrate, or square; square.

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*[collection]* Quadratic is a collection of four science fiction works by Olaf Stapledon and Murray Leinster. It was edited by William L. Crawford and published in 1953 by Fantasy Publishing Company, Inc. in an edition of 300 copies. The book is an omnibus of Stapledon`s Worlds of Wonder and Leinster`s Murder Madness, created by combining unb

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An expression or an equation that contains the variable squared, but not raised to any higher power. For instance a quadratic equation in x contains x

^{2} but not x

^{3}. Similarly a quadratic expression, or a quadratic form, contains its variable(s) squared bu...

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quadratic, mathematical expression of the second degree in one or more unknowns (see polynomial). The general quadratic in one unknown has the form ax2+bx+c, where a, b, and c are constants and x is the variable. A quadratic equation ax2+bx+c=0 always has two roots, not necessarily distinct; these m...

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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. == Mathematics == == Computer science == == Other == ...

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