Definition of Quintic

1. a. Of the fifth degree or order.



Definition of Quintic

1. Adjective. (mathematics) Of or relating to the fifth degree, such as a quintic polynomial which has the form ax5+bx4+cx3+dx2+ex+f (containing a term with the independent variable raised to the fifth power). ¹

2. Noun. (mathematics) a quintic polynomial: ax5+bx4+cx3+dx2+ex+f ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quintic

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

Medical Definition of Quintic

1. A quantic of the fifth degree. See Quantic. Origin: L. Quintus fifth, fr. Quinque five. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Quintic

quinternion
quinternions
quintes
quintessence
quintessences
quintessential
quintessentially
quintet
quintets
quintett
quintette
quintettes
quintetto
quintettos
quintetts
quintic (current term)
quintic function
quinticlave
quinticlaves
quintics
quintile
quintiles
quintillion
quintillionfold
quintillions
quintillionth
quintillionths
quintin
quintine
quintinite

Literary usage of Quintic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1900)
"I propose to show that a similar proposition holds good in the case of a quintic curve. A quintic curve cannot have more than six double points, ..."

2. Lessons Introductory to the Modern Higher Algebra by George Salmon (1885)
"Thus, then, if / vanish, or if </* = 3-ZT, the quintic is immediately soluble, ... Hermite has studied the quintic by transforming the equation, ..."

3. Lessons Introductory to the Modern Higher Algebra by George Salmon (1885)
"Similarly if a cubic and quintic admit of reduction to the sum of three cubes ... Determine a quintic » such that the result of operating with 121 on uvt ..."

4. Lessons Introductory to the Modern Higher Algebra by George Salmon (1866)
"This, which we shall call J, is the simplest invariant of the quintic, ... The quintic, it will be observed, has two covariants of the second order in the ..."

5. Lessons Introductory to the Modern Higher Algebra by George Salmon (1876)
"These are the only distinct linear covariants of the quintic. ... Hermite has studied the quintic by transforming the equation, so as to take the first two ..."

6. An Introduction to the Algebra of Quantics by Edwin Bailey Elliott (1895)
"Discriminant of quintic. It will be noticed that the discriminant of the ... For the quintic in its form (a, b, 0, 0, e, f) (x, y)6 the discriminant is ..."

7. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1906)
"On the reduction of the general ternary quintic to Hilbert's canonical form. ... The theorem that a ternary quintic form may generally be uniquely expressed ..."

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