quadratic

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Confer French quadratique.

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quadratic (not comparable)

  1. square-shaped
  2. (mathematics) of a polynomial, involving the second power (square) of a variable but no higher powers, as ax^2 + bx + c.
  3. (mathematics) of an equation, of the form  ax^2 + bx + c = 0.
  4. (mathematics) of a function, of the form  y = ax^2 + bx + c .

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Noun[edit]

quadratic (plural quadratics)

  1. (mathematics) A quadratic polynomial, function or equation.

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