quartic

[ kwawr-tik ]
/ ˈkwɔr tɪk /
Algebra.

adjective

of or relating to the fourth degree.

noun

Also called biquadratic. a quartic polynomial or equation.

Origin of quartic

1855–60; < Latin quart(us) fourth + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for quartic

quartic

/ (ˈkwɔːtɪk) /

adjective, noun

another word for biquadratic

Word Origin for quartic

C19: from Latin quartus fourth
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