biquadratic

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

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

noun


Nearby words

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

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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