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mathematician
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uh
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uh

tish

uh
n]
/ˌmæθ ə məˈtɪʃ ən/
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noun
1.
an expert or specialist in
mathematics
.
Origin
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late Middle English
14001450
140050;
late Middle English
mathematicion.
See
mathematics
,
ian
Related forms
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nonmathematician,
noun
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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mathematician
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Apparently a good
mathematician
but seems to be gifted in this direction only.
It was commonly believed, for example, that he was the world's best
mathematician
.
And he's angry at his parents for emphasizing his studies too much and turning him into a socially isolated
mathematician
.
Price was a
mathematician
, familiar with abstract ideas, and an intellectualist in philosophy.
The famed
mathematician
made many important scientific contributions.
One
mathematician
now concludes that its predominant design is fundamentally flawed.
Unfortunately, the upandcoming
mathematician
was unable to take in and enjoy the compliment.
Therefore switching your choice would increase your chances, the
mathematician
line of reasoning goes.
There is no
mathematician
out there with yard sticks calculating the orbs within orbs of celestial dynamics.
The
mathematician
could help us see something quite beautiful that the art historian may have overlooked.
British Dictionary definitions for
mathematician
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mathematician
/
ˌmæθəməˈtɪʃən;
ˌmæθmə
/
noun
1.
an expert or specialist in mathematics
Collins English Dictionary  Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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Word Origin and History for
mathematician
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mathematician
mid15c., from Fr.
mathématicien
, from L.
mathematicus
(see
mathematic
).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Word Value for
mathematician
22
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mathematician
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