quintic

[ kwin-tik ]
/ ˈkwɪn tɪk /
Mathematics
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adjective

of the fifth degree.

noun

a quantity of the fifth degree.
an equation of the fifth degree.

Nearby words

  1. quintero,
  2. quintessence,
  3. quintessential,
  4. quintessentially,
  5. quintet,
  6. quintile,
  7. quintilian,
  8. quintillion,
  9. quintuple,
  10. quintuplet

Origin of quintic

1850–55; < Latin quīnt(us) fifth + -ic

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British Dictionary definitions for quintic

quintic

/ (ˈkwɪntɪk) /

adjective

maths of or relating to the fifth degreea quintic equation
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