Associations to the word «Quadric»


QUADRIC, noun. (mathematics) A surface whose shape is defined in terms of a quadratic equation
QUADRIC, adjective. (mathematics) Of or relating to the second degree; quadratic.

Dictionary definition

QUADRIC, noun. A curve or surface whose equation (in Cartesian coordinates) is of the second degree.

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