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- adj. 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).
- n. a quintic polynomial: ax5+bx4+cx3+dx2+ex+f
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of the fifth degree or order.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of the fifth degree.
- n. An algebraic function of the fifth degree.
Latin quint-us, 'fifth' and -ic, 'of pertaining to'. (Wiktionary)