# Definition of square root

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## square root

### Definitions

noun

a number or quantity that when multiplied by itself gives a given number or quantity ⇒ 2 is a square root of 4, usually written √4 or 41/2

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### Example sentences containing 'square root'

Well, we're still looking for the square root of minus 1, remember. GOING OUT`Why don't you try to work out the square root of i or something. GOING OUTYou write them as values of ``i', which is the square root of minus 1. The square root of minus 4 is therefore 2i. GOING OUTRule of thumb is, one point three times the square root waterline length is your hull speed, so for that one, five or six knots. WITHOUT REMORSE## Trends of 'square root'

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## Translations for 'square root'

British English: square root NOUN

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*square root*of a number is another number which produces the first number when it is multiplied by itself.- Brazilian Portuguese: raiz quadrada
- Chinese: 平方根
- European Spanish: raíz cuadrada
- French: racine carrée
- German: Quadratwurzel
- Italian: radice quadrata
- Japanese: 平方根
- Korean: 제곱근
- Portuguese: raiz quadrada
- Spanish: raíz cuadrada

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