Pronunciation: (al"ju-brā'ik),[key] —adj. 1. of, occurring in, or utilizing algebra.
2. Math.of or pertaining to an element that is the root of a polynomial equation with coefficients from some given field: ; is algebraic over the field of real numbers. 3. using arbitrary letters or symbols in place of the letters, symbols, or numbers of an actual application. Also,al"ge•bra'i•cal.