Meaning of “square root” in the English Dictionary


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square rootnoun [ C ]

us /ˈskweər ˈrut/

mathematics of a particular number, a number that is squared (= multiplied by itself) to produce that particular number:

the square root of 25 is 5

(Definition of “square root” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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