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Of, relating to, or consisting of more than two names or terms.
1. A taxonomic designation consisting of more than two terms.
a. An algebraic expression consisting of one or more summed terms, each term consisting of a constant multiplier and one or more variables raised to nonnegative integral powers. For example, x2 - 5x + 6 and 2p3q + y are polynomials. Also called multinomial.
b. An expression of two or more terms.
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of, consisting of, or referring to two or more names or terms. Also called: multinominal
a. a mathematical expression consisting of a sum of terms each of which is the product of a constant and one or more variables raised to a positive or zero integral power. For one variable, x, the general form is given by: a0xn + a1xn–1 + … + an–1x + an, where a0, a1, etc, are real numbers
b. Also called: multinomial any mathematical expression consisting of the sum of a number of terms
2. (Biology) biology a taxonomic name consisting of more than two terms, such as Parus major minor in which minor designates the subspecies
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pol•y•no•mi•al(ˌpɒl əˈnoʊ mi əl)
1. consisting of or characterized by two or more names or terms.n.
2. an algebraic expression consisting of the sum of two or more terms.
3. a polynomial name or term.
4. a species name containing more than two terms.
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An algebraic expression that is represented as the sum of two or more terms. The expressions x2 - 4 and 5x4 + 2x3 - x + 7 are both polynomials.
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|Noun||1.||polynomial - a mathematical function that is the sum of a number of terms|
homogeneous polynomial - a polynomial consisting of terms all of the same degree
monic polynomial - a polynomial in one variable
series - (mathematics) the sum of a finite or infinite sequence of expressions
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
|Adj.||1.||polynomial - having the character of a polynomial; "a polynomial expression"|
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adj → polynomisch
n → Polynom nt
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polynomial[ˌpɒlɪˈnəʊmɪəl] n → polinomio
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