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quadrangle Tweet Definition of quadrangle Like Definition of quadrangle on Facebook
noun
  1. a geometric shape with four angles and four straight sides
  2. a courtyard which is quadrangular
quadrangular Tweet Definition of quadrangular Like Definition of quadrangular on Facebook
adjective
  1. having the shape of a quadrangle
  2. in the shape of a quadrangle
quadrant Tweet Definition of quadrant Like Definition of quadrant on Facebook
noun
  1. One of the four sections made by dividing an area with two perpendicular lines.
  1. (mathematics) The four regions of the Cartesian plane bounded by the x-axis and y-axis.
  2. (geometry) One fourth of a circle or disc; a sector with an angle of 90°.
  3. (nautical) A measuring device with a graduated arc of 90° used in locating an altitude.
quadratic Tweet Definition of quadratic Like Definition of quadratic on Facebook
adjective
  1. (mathematics) of a class of polynomial of the form <math> y = a.x^2 + b.x + c </math>
quadratic equation Tweet Definition of quadratic equation Like Definition of quadratic equation on Facebook
noun (wikipedia, Quadratic equation)
  1. In mathematics, a quadratic equation is a polynomial equation of the second degree.
quadrature Tweet Definition of quadrature Like Definition of quadrature on Facebook
noun
  1. the process of making something square; squaring
  2. (mathematics) the process of constructing a square having the same area as a given plane figure, or of computing that area
  3. (astronomy) a situation in which three celestial bodies form a right-angled triangle
  4. (physics) the condition in which the phase angle between two alternating quantities is 90°
quadrature of the circle Tweet Definition of quadrature of the circle Like Definition of quadrature of the circle on Facebook
noun
  1. (mathematics) The problem, proposed by ancient Greek geometers, of using a finite ruler-and-compass construction to make a square with the same area as a given circle.
quadrilateral Tweet Definition of quadrilateral Like Definition of quadrilateral on Facebook
nounquadritaleral
  1. a polygon having four sides.
adjective
  1. having four sides.
quantic Tweet Definition of quantic Like Definition of quantic on Facebook
noun
  1. A homogeneous polynomial in two or more variables.
quartic Tweet Definition of quartic Like Definition of quartic on Facebook
noun
  1. (mathematics) an algebraic equation or function of the fourth degree
adjective
  1. (mathematics) of, or relating to the fourth degree
quindecagon Tweet Definition of quindecagon Like Definition of quindecagon on Facebook
noun
  1. a polygon with fifteen sides
quintic Tweet Definition of quintic Like Definition of quintic on Facebook
noun
  1. (mathematics) a quintic polynomial: ax5+bx4+cx3+dx2+ex+f
adjective
  1. (mathematics) Of or relating to the fifth degree, such as a quintic polynomial which has the form ax5+bx4+cx3+dx2+ex+f (containing a term with the independant variable raised to the fifth power).
quotient Tweet Definition of quotient Like Definition of quotient on Facebook
noun
  1. (context, arithmetic) The number resulting from the division of one number by another.
    • The quotient of 12 divided by 4 is 3.
      1. (context, mathematics) By analogy, the result of any process that is the inverse of multiplication as defined for any mathematical entities other than numbers.
      2. (context, obsolete, rare) A quotum or quota.

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