[ kwin-tik ]
/ ˈkwɪn tɪk /
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of the fifth degree.
a quantity of the fifth degree.
an equation of the fifth degree.
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How to use quintic in a sentence
These last theorems present themselves in the demonstration of the non-existence of a solution of a quintic equation by radicals.
British Dictionary definitions for quintic
/ (ˈkwɪntɪk) /
maths of or relating to the fifth degreea quintic equation
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