Definition of Quartic

1. Noun. An algebraic equation of the fourth degree.

Exact synonyms: Biquadrate, Biquadratic, Fourth Power
Generic synonyms: Number
Derivative terms: Biquadratic, Biquadratic



Definition of Quartic

1. a. Of the fourth degree.

2. n. A quantic of the fourth degree. See Quantic.

Definition of Quartic

1. Adjective. (mathematics) of, or relating to the fourth degree ¹

2. Noun. (mathematics) an algebraic equation or function of the fourth degree ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quartic

1. a type of mathematical function [n -S]

Medical Definition of Quartic

1. A curve or surface whose equation is of the fourth degree in the variables. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quartic

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Literary usage of Quartic

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1. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1892)
"Pf Then if the circle P/, P/, P7 cut the quartic in R, R will be the residual of the given system. circle of curvature at P meet the curve in Q, ..."

2. Lessons Introductory to the Modern Higher Algebra by George Salmon (1866)
"If a quartic have a square factor a;2, this will be also a factor in the Hessian. ... If then a quartic have two square factors, both will be factors in the ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"A quartic equation is solvable by radicals : and it is to be remarked that the existence of such a solution depends on the existence of 3-valued functions ..."

4. Lessons Introductory to the Modern Higher Algebra by George Salmon (1885)
"This gives in all eight invariants, eight quadratic, seven quartic, and five sextic covariants. The following are examples added in further application of ..."

5. Lessons Introductory to the Modern Higher Algebra by George Salmon (1885)
"Imagine the quartic to have been resolved into two real quadratic factors ... If then a quartic have two square factors, both will be factors in the Hessian ..."

6. A Treatise on the Analytic Geometry of Three Dimensions by George Salmon (1874)
"From the theory of reciprocal surfaces afterwards to be given it appears that a quartic with an ordinary double line is of the twentieth class, ..."

7. Lessons Introductory to the Modern Higher Algebra by George Salmon (1876)
"From the expression just given for the discriminant of a quartic in terms of S ... If we apply this process to a cubic, the coefficients of the quartic so ..."

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