[ kwawr-tik ]
/ ˈkwɔr tɪk /
of or relating to the fourth degree.
Also called biquadratic. a quartic polynomial or equation.
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Examples from the Web for quartic
A curve of the third order is called a cubic; one of the fourth order a quartic; and so on.
We may further consider the inflections and double tangents, as well in general as in regard to cubic and quartic curves.
British Dictionary definitions for quartic
/ (ˈkwɔːtɪk) /
another word for biquadratic
Word Origin for quartic
C19: from Latin quartus fourth
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