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algebraic
[alj
uh

brey
ik]
/ˌæl dʒəˈbreɪ ɪk/
IPA
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Word Origin
adjective
1.
of, occurring in, or utilizing
algebra
.
2.
Mathematics.
of or relating to an element that is the root of a polynomial equation with coefficients from some given field:
is algebraic over the field of real numbers.
3.
using arbitrary letters or symbols in place of the letters, symbols, or numbers of an actual application.
Origin of
algebraic
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16551665
165565;
algebra
+
ic
Related forms
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algebraically,
adverb
nonalgebraic,
adjective
nonalgebraical,
adjective
nonalgebraically,
adverb
prealgebraic,
adjective
subalgebraic,
adjective
subalgebraical,
adjective
subalgebraically,
adverb
unalgebraical,
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for
algebraically
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algebraic
/
ˌældʒɪˈbreɪɪk
/
adjective
1.
of or relating to algebra:
an algebraic expression
2.
using or relating to finite numbers, operations, or relationships
Derived Forms
algebraically,
adverb
Collins English Dictionary  Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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Word Origin and History for
algebraically
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algebraic
adj.
1660s, from
algebra
+
ic
. Earlier was
algebraical
(1570s).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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algebraically
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