from The Century Dictionary.
- Of the degree whose exponent is now used only in the expression semicubical parabola—that is, a parabola whose equation is . See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Math.) Of or pertaining to the square root of the cube of a quantity.
- adjective a curve in which the ordinates are proportional to the square roots of the cubes of the abscissas.
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- adjective mathematics Of or relating to the
square rootof the cubeof a quantity.
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semi- + cubical
At the age of 19, in 1657, he gave the first rectification of the semicubical parabola.