Associations to the word «Polynomial»

Wiktionary

POLYNOMIAL, adjective. (algebra) Able to be described or limited by a polynomial.
POLYNOMIAL, adjective. (taxonomy) of a polynomial name or entity
POLYNOMIAL, noun. (algebra) An expression consisting of a sum of a finite number of terms, each term being the product of a constant coefficient and one or more variables raised to a non-negative integer power, such as \(a_n x^n + a_{n-1}x^{n-1} + ... + a_0 x^0\).
POLYNOMIAL, noun. (taxonomy) A taxonomic designation (such as of a subspecies) consisting of more than two terms.
POLYNOMIAL EQUATION, noun. (algebra) Any algebraic equation in which one or both sides are in the form of a polynomial.
POLYNOMIAL FUNCTION, noun. (mathematics) Any function whose value is the solution of a polynomial
POLYNOMIAL FUNCTIONS, noun. Plural of polynomial function
POLYNOMIAL TIME, noun. (mathematics) time complexity which is bounded by some polynomial
POLYNOMIAL TIME, adjective. (mathematics) (Of an algorithm) which enjoys polynomial time

Dictionary definition

POLYNOMIAL, noun. A mathematical function that is the sum of a number of terms.
POLYNOMIAL, adjective. Having the character of a polynomial; "a polynomial expression".

Wise words

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche