math

1 [math]
noun

Origin:
shortened form

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math

2 [math]
noun British Dialect.
1.
a mowing.
2.
the crop mowed.

Origin:
1575–85; probably back formation from aftermath; compare Old English mǣth; cognate with German Mahd

math

3 [muhth]
noun
an order of Hindu monks.
Also, matha [muhth-uh] .


Origin:
1825–35; < Sanskrit maṭha hut

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math (mæθ)
 
n
informal (US), (Canadian) short for mathematics Brit equivalent: maths

math.
 
abbreviation for
mathematics

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math
Amer.Eng. shortening of mathematics, 1890; the British preference, maths, is attested from 1911.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
math
mathematics
math.
  1. mathematical

  2. mathematician

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Example sentences
When you do math in your head, you're using a recycled product.
Judging from all the crows in the neighborhood, that's all the math you need to
  be a successful crow.
Some consider math an unnecessary course in college for art majors.
It's always great to hear from others on math that they are thinking about.
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