From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishalgebraal‧ge‧bra /ˈældʒəbrə/ noun [uncountable] HMa type of mathematics that uses letters and other signs to represent numbers and values —algebraic /ˌældʒəˈbreɪ-ɪk◂/ adjective —algebraically /-kli/ adverb

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algebra• I shuddered at the memory of numerical computations and algebra.• Good understanding of most concepts up to and including algebra.• We now look at the relational algebra and the relational calculus in more detail.• The relational algebra is a procedural language.• He hoped to be an engineer, and he was taking algebra and trigonometry and falling behind in both.• Computer graphics is, among other things, just what the mathematician needed: an appropriate mechanism for turning algebra into forms.