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quad·rat·ic

 (kwŏ-drăt′ĭk)
adj. Mathematics
Of, relating to, or containing quantities of the second degree.

[From quadrate.]

quad·rat′ic n.
quad·rat′i·cal·ly adv.
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quadratic

(kwɒˈdrætɪk) maths
n
(Mathematics) Also called: quadratic equation an equation containing one or more terms in which the variable is raised to the power of two, but no terms in which it is raised to a higher power
adj
(Mathematics) Also: quadratical of or relating to the second power
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quad•rat•ic

(kwɒˈdræt ɪk)

adj.
1. Algebra. involving the square and no higher power of the unknown quantity; of the second degree.
n.
2. a quadratic polynomial or equation.
[1650–60]
quad•rat′i•cal•ly, adv.
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quad·rat·ic

(kwŏ-drăt′ĭk)
Relating to a mathematical expression containing a term of the second degree, such as x2 + 2. ♦ A quadratic equation is an equation having the general form ax2 + bx + c = 0, where a, b, and c are constants. ♦ The quadratic formula is x = [-b ± √(b2 - 4ac)]/2a It is important in algebra, where it is used to calculate the roots of quadratic equations.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quadratic - an equation in which the highest power of an unknown quantity is a square
equation - a mathematical statement that two expressions are equal
2.quadratic - a polynomial of the second degree
multinomial, polynomial - a mathematical function that is the sum of a number of terms
Adj.1.quadratic - of or relating to or resembling a square; "quadratic shapes"
2.quadratic - of or relating to the second power; "quadratic equation"
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Translations

quadratic

[kwɒˈdrætɪk] ADJ [equation] → cuadrático, de segundo grado
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quadratic

adj (Math) → quadratisch
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quadratic

[kwɒˈdrætɪk] adj (equation) → di secondo grado, quadratico/a
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Supplementation of MOSM did not affect ruminal pH and N[H.sub.3]-N concentrations (p>0.05), while BUN concentrations were decreased quadraticly (p<0.05) when goats were fed MOSM with 2.4% of total DM intake.
flavefaciens abundance was increased quadraticly ([P.sub.Q] < 0.01).