**Al`ge*bra"ic** (#), **Al`ge*bra"ic*al** (#), a.

Of or pertaining to algebra; containing an operation of algebra, or deduced from such operation; as, **algebraic** characters; **algebraical** writings.

Algebraic curve, a curve such that the equation which expresses the relation between the coordinates of its points involves only the ordinary operations of algebra; -- opposed to a *transcendental curve .
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