biquadratic

[ bahy-kwo-drat-ik ]
/ ˌbaɪ kwɒˈdræt ɪk /
Mathematics

adjective

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

noun

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Origin of biquadratic

First recorded in 1655–65; bi-1 + quadratic
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British Dictionary definitions for biquadratic

biquadratic
/ (ˌbaɪkwɒˈdrætɪk) maths /

adjective Also: quartic

of or relating to the fourth power

noun

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