quartic

[kwawr-tik]Algebra.
noun
  1. Also called biquadratic. a quartic polynomial or equation.

Origin of quartic

1855–60; < Latin quart(us) fourth + -ic
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quartic

adjective, noun
  1. another word for biquadratic

Word Origin for quartic

C19: from Latin quartus fourth
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