from The Century Dictionary.
- Of the sixth degree; of the sixthorder.
- noun A quantic, or equation, of the sixth degree; also, a curve of the sixth order
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Math.) Of the sixth degree or order.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective mathematics Of the
sixthdegree or order.
- noun mathematics A
quanticof the sixth degree.
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You know the ordinary nephroid as the reflected catacaustic of a circle, the involute of Caley’s sextic, and a generally good-natured two-cusped epicycloid.