algebraic

[ al-juh-brey-ik ]
/ ˌæl dʒəˈbreɪ ɪk /

adjective

of, occurring in, or utilizing algebra.
Mathematics. of or relating to an element that is the root of a polynomial equation with coefficients from some given field:  is algebraic over the field of real numbers.
using arbitrary letters or symbols in place of the letters, symbols, or numbers of an actual application.

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Origin of algebraic

First recorded in 1655–65; algebra + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM algebraic

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British Dictionary definitions for algebraic

algebraic

algebraical

/ (ˌældʒɪˈbreɪɪk) /

adjective

of or relating to algebraan algebraic expression
using or relating to finite numbers, operations, or relationships

Derived forms of algebraic

algebraically, adverb
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