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square root

noun

mathematics : a number that produces a specified number when it is multiplied by itself

Full Definition of SQUARE ROOT

:  a factor of a number that when squared gives the number <the square root of 9 is ±3>
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Examples of SQUARE ROOT

  1. The square root of 9 is 3.

First Known Use of SQUARE ROOT

1557
SQUARE ROOT Defined for Kids

square root

noun

Definition of SQUARE ROOT for Kids

:  a number that when multiplied by itself equals a specified number <The square root of 9 is 3.>

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