biquadratic

[ bahy-kwo-drat-ik ]

adjective
  1. involving the fourth, but no higher, power of the unknown or variable.

Origin of biquadratic

1
First recorded in 1655–65; bi-1 + quadratic

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British Dictionary definitions for biquadratic

biquadratic

/ (ˌbaɪkwɒˈdrætɪk) maths /


adjectiveAlso: quartic
  1. of or relating to the fourth power

noun
  1. a biquadratic equation, such as x 4 + x + 6 = 0

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