American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or designating algebra.
- adj. Designating an expression, equation, or function in which only numbers, letters, and arithmetic operations are contained or used.
- adj. Indicating or restricted to a finite number of operations involving algebra.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to algebra.
- Involving no operations except addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and the raising of quantities to powers whose exponents are commensurable quantities: as, an algebraic equation or expression.
- Relating to the system of quantity which extends indefinitely below as well as above zero.
- adj. Of, or relating to, algebra.
- adj. mathematics Containing only numbers, letters, and arithmetic operators.
- adj. mathematics, number theory (said of a number) Which is a root of some polynomial whose coefficients are rational.
- adj. chess Describing squares by file (referred to in intrinsic order rather than by the piece starting on that file) and rank, both with reference to a fixed point rather than a player-dependent perspective.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to algebra; using algebra; according to the laws of algebra; containing an operation of algebra, or deduced from such operation
- adj. progressing by constant multiplicatory factors; -- of a series of numbers. Contrasted to
- adj. of or relating to algebra
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“At Bath, he will be working with Professor Gregory Sankaran in the branch of mathematics known as algebraic geometry.”
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