square root

noun

Definition of square root

  1. :  a factor of a number that when squared gives the number the square root of 9 is ±3

Examples of square root in a Sentence

  1. The square root of 9 is 3.

1557

First Known Use of square root

1557


SQUARE ROOT Defined for English Language Learners

square root

noun

Definition of square root for English Language Learners

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


SQUARE ROOT Defined for Kids

square root

noun

Definition of square root for Students

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



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