Definition of quadratic
: involving terms of the second degree at most quadratic function quadratic equations
quadraticallyplay \kwä-ˈdra-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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In fifth grade, Leilani was able to derive the quadratic formula.
Here is the y-position of that water as a function of time with a quadratic fit.
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