from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of, or relating to, algebra.
  • adj. Containing only numbers, letters, and arithmetic operators.
  • adj. (said of a number) Which is a root of some polynomial whose coefficients are rational.
  • adj. 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 arithmetical.

from The 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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to algebra


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