from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A homogeneous polynomial having two or more variables.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In mathematics, a rational integral homogeneous function of two or more variables.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Math.) A homogeneous algebraic function of two or more variables, in general containing only positive integral powers of the variables, and called
quadric, cubic, quartic, etc., according as it is of the second, third, fourth, fifth, or a higher degree. These are further called binary, ternary, quaternary, etc., according as they contain two, three, four, or more variables; thus, the quantic �is a binary cubic.
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- noun mathematics A
homogeneous polynomialin two or more variables.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a homogeneous polynomial having at least two variables
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Latin quantus, how much; see quantity + –ic.]
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From Latin quantus ("how much").