- algebraic
- adjective
Date: 1662
1. relating to, involving, or according to the laws of algebra
2. involving only a finite number of repetitions of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, extraction of roots, and raising to powers <algebraic equation> — compare transcendental • algebraically adverb

*New Collegiate Dictionary.
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