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mathematical
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ˌmæθ
əˈmæt
ɪ
kəl
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adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or of the
nature
of
mathematics
:
mathematical truth.
2.
employed in the operations of
mathematics
:
mathematical instruments.
3.
having the exactness, precision, or certainty of
mathematics
.
Also,
mathematic.
Origin:
1400–50;
late Middle English
<
Latin
mathēmatic
(
us
) pertaining to
mathematics
+
al
^{1}
Related forms
mathematically,
adverb
nonmathematic,
adjective
nonmathematical,
adjective
nonmathematically,
adverb
semimathematical,
adjective
semimathematically,
adverb
supermathematical,
adjective
supermathematically,
adverb
unmathematical,
adjective
unmathematically,
adverb
Synonyms
3.
exact, precise, meticulous, rigorous.
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Collins
World English Dictionary
mathematical
or
mathematic
(ˌmæθəˈmætɪk
^{ə}
l, ˌmæθˈmæt)
—
adj
1.
of, used in, or relating to mathematics
2.
characterized by or using the precision of mathematics; exact
3.
using, determined by, or in accordance with the principles of mathematics
mathematic
or
mathematic
—
adj
mathe'matically
or
mathematic
—
adv
Collins English Dictionary  Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
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Etymonline
Word Origin & History
mathematical
1520s, from L. mathematicus (see
mathematic
).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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argument is on one side.
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findings cast doubt on the power of
natural selection.
Mathematical
formulas, physics and chemistry are rarely matters of concern.
Fisher recast the question as a
mathematical
problem.
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And there were literary evenings, even
mathematical
and statistical evenings.
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mathematical
values that plug into the algorithm.
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mathematical
beauty.
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mathematical
models to describe outcomes under different conditions.
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