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maths
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mæθs
/
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maths
]
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noun
(
used with a singular or plural verb
)
Chiefly British
.
mathematics
.
Origin:
by shortening
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math
^{1}
/
mæθ
/
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[
math
]
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noun
mathematics
.
Origin:
shortened form
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math
^{2}
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mæθ
/
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math
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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}
/
mʌθ
/
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[
muhth
]
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noun
an order of Hindu monks.
Also,
matha
/
ˈmʌθ
ə
/
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[
muhth

uh
]
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.
Origin:
1825–35;
<
Sanskrit
maṭha
hut
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maths
Collins
World English Dictionary
math
(mæθ)
—
n
informal
(
US
), (
Canadian
) short for
mathematics
Brit equivalent:
maths
maths
(mæθs)
—
n
informal
(
Brit
) (
functioning as singular
) short for
mathematics
US and Canadian equivalent:
math
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
math
Amer.Eng. shortening of
mathematics
, 1890; the British preference, maths, is attested from 1911.
maths
see
math
.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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American Heritage
Abbreviations & Acronyms
math
mathematics
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
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Example sentences
Lit get more of this kind of student than people in
maths
or business.
Radiation therapists similarly must complete heavy coursework in the
maths
and
sciences.
Also think that in the past computer science was within
maths
, and then when it
branched off it subdivided.
One is good at languages and bad at
maths
, the other is good at
maths
and bad
at languages.
Also, slightly annoying is the lack of simple
maths
equations in posts.
But in any case, by comparison with the arts, doing well at
maths
was always much less dependent on cultural or economic factors.
He retires next year and wants to help teach
maths
in a state school.
It is now regarded as the preferred elite choice, even by literary types with little interest in science or
maths
.
The motion is that promoting
maths
and science education, not fundamental research, is the best way to stimulate innovation.
Any wave, no matter how complex, can be described by what is known in
maths
speak as a function.
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