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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An algebraic equation of the fourth degree.

Usage examples (19)
  • The progression goes from quadratic to cubic to quartic to quintic functions.
  • So their might be universes with spaces that have quartic Plucker coordinates, or universes based on mathematics we don't even know about.
  • I have been making some calculations and have been able to satisfy myself that a 'hyperspace' about ten feet on a side was, in fact, generated: a matter of some ten thousand...
  • The diamond mountains now orbiting among the satellites of Jupiter may open up the entire Solar System; how trivial, by comparison, appear all the ancient uses of the... for more
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