Biquadrate
Biquadrate Bi*quad"rate, n. [Pref. bi- + quadrate.] (Math.) The fourth power, or the square of the square. Thus 4x4=16, the square of 4, and 16x16=256, the biquadrate of 4. [1913 Webster]

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  • biquadrate — /buy kwod rayt, rit/, n. Math. the fourth power. Also, biquadratic. [1700 10; BI 1 + QUADRATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • biquadrate — noun The fourth power (the square of a square) …   Wiktionary

  • biquadrate — /baɪˈkwɒdreɪt/ (say buy kwodrayt), / rət/ (say ruht) noun Mathematics the fourth power …   Australian English dictionary

  • biquadrate — noun an algebraic equation of the fourth degree • Syn: ↑biquadratic, ↑quartic, ↑fourth power • Derivationally related forms: ↑biquadratic (for: ↑biquadratic), ↑biquadratic …   Useful english dictionary

  • biquadratic — I noun 1. an algebraic equation of the fourth degree • Syn: ↑biquadrate, ↑quartic, ↑fourth power • Derivationally related forms: ↑biquadratic (for: ↑biquadrate) …   Useful english dictionary

  • fourth power — noun an algebraic equation of the fourth degree • Syn: ↑biquadrate, ↑biquadratic, ↑quartic • Derivationally related forms: ↑biquadratic (for: ↑biquadratic), ↑biquadratic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Biquadratic — Bi quad*rat ic, a. [Pref. bi + quadratic: cf. F. biquadratique.] (Math.) Of or pertaining to the biquadrate, or fourth power. [1913 Webster] {Biquadratic equation} (Alg.), an equation of the fourth degree, or an equation in some term of which the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Biquadratic — Bi quad*rat ic, n. (Math.) (a) A biquadrate. (b) A biquadratic equation. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Biquadratic equation — Biquadratic Bi quad*rat ic, a. [Pref. bi + quadratic: cf. F. biquadratique.] (Math.) Of or pertaining to the biquadrate, or fourth power. [1913 Webster] {Biquadratic equation} (Alg.), an equation of the fourth degree, or an equation in some term… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Biquadratic root of a number — Biquadratic Bi quad*rat ic, a. [Pref. bi + quadratic: cf. F. biquadratique.] (Math.) Of or pertaining to the biquadrate, or fourth power. [1913 Webster] {Biquadratic equation} (Alg.), an equation of the fourth degree, or an equation in some term… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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