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radicand
^{}
/
ˈræd
ɪˌkænd, ˌræd
ɪˈkænd
/
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[
rad
ikand, radi
kand
]
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noun
Mathematics
.
the quantity under a radical sign.
Origin:
1895–1900;
<
Latin
rādīcandum,
neuter gerundive of
rādīcāre,
derivative of
rādīx
root
^{1}
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World English Dictionary
radicand
(ˈrædɪˌkænd, ˌrædɪˈkænd)
—
n
a number or quantity from which a root is to be extracted, usually preceded by a radical sign:
3
is the radicand of
√3
[C20: from Latin
rādīcandum
, literally: that which is to be rooted, from
rādīcāre
to take root, from
rādīx
root]
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American Heritage
Science Dictionary
radicand
(rād'ĭkānd')
Pronunciation Key
The number or
expression
that is written under a radical sign, such as the 3 in √3.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
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Example sentences
The number, variable, or algebraic expression under the radical sign is called the
radicand
.
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