biquadrate

[ bahy-kwod-reyt, -rit ]
/ baɪˈkwɒd reɪt, -rɪt /

noun Mathematics.

the fourth power.

Nearby words

  1. bipotentiality,
  2. bippy,
  3. biprism,
  4. bipropellant,
  5. bipyramid,
  6. biquadratic,
  7. biquarterly,
  8. biracial,
  9. biradial,
  10. biradical


Origin of biquadrate

First recorded in 1700–10; bi-1 + quadrate

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British Dictionary definitions for biquadrate

biquadrate

/ (baɪˈkwɒdreɪt, -rɪt) /

noun

maths the fourth power
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