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Originally appearing in Volume V03, Page 957 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BIQUADRATIC (from the Lat. bi-, bis, twice, and quadratus, squared). In mathematics, the biquadratic power or root of a quantity is its fourth power or root (see ALGEBRA) ; a biquadratic equation is an equation in which the highest power of the unknown is the fourth (see EQUATION: Biquadratic).
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