# algebraic

[al-juh-brey-ik]

### 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.

Also al·ge·bra·i·cal.

## Origin of algebraic

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## Related Words for algebraic

analytical, scientific, numerical, measurable, algebraic, algorithmic, arithmetical, computative, geometrical, math, arithmetic, binary, exponent, fraction, fractional, integral, mathematical, numeral, statistical, differential## Examples from the Web for algebraic

### Historical Examples of algebraic

To attain it, we should have to reason naked in a desert with algebraic symbols.

Shelley, Godwin and Their CircleH. N. Brailsford

Hence the failure of attempts to apply arithmetical or algebraic formulae to logic.

The RepublicPlato

All love is mathematically just, as much as the two sides of an algebraic equation.

Essays, First SeriesRalph Waldo Emerson

Then he remembered, as if recalling some algebraic formula, "I'm in love."

Erik DornBen Hecht

His specialty was the solution of algebraic problems mentally.

A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)Augustus De Morgan

## algebraic

### algebraical

### adjective

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