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## quar·tic

(kwôr′tĭk)
adj. Mathematics
Of or relating to the fourth degree.

[Latin quārtus, fourth; see quart + -ic.]

quar′tic n.

## quartic

(ˈkwɔːtɪk)
adj, n
(Mathematics) another word for biquadratic
[C19: from Latin quartus fourth]

## quar•tic

(ˈkwɔr tɪk)
Algebra. adj.
1. of or pertaining to the fourth degree.
n.
2. Also called biquadratic. a quartic polynomial or equation.
[1855–60; < Latin quārt(us) fourth + -ic]
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 Noun 1 quartic - an algebraic equation of the fourth degreenumber - a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence"
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