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adj. Mathematics
Of or relating to the fourth degree.

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

quar′tic n.


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


(ˈkwɔr tɪk)
Algebra. adj.
1. of or pertaining to the fourth degree.
2. Also called biquadratic. a quartic polynomial or equation.
[1855–60; < Latin quārt(us) fourth + -ic]
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Noun1.quartic - an algebraic equation of the fourth degree
number - a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence"
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