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ˌmæθ əˈmæt ɪ kəlMath·e·mat·i·cal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mathematicaladjective

    of or pertaining to or of the nature of mathematics

    "a mathematical textbook"; "slide rules and other mathematical instruments"; "a mathematical solution to a problem"; "mathematical proof"

  2. numerical, mathematicaladjective

    relating to or having ability to think in or work with numbers

    "tests for rating numerical aptitude"; "a mathematical whiz"

  3. mathematicaladjective

    beyond question

    "a mathematical certainty"

  4. mathematicaladjective

    statistically possible though highly improbable

    "have a mathematical chance of making the playoffs"

  5. mathematicaladjective

    characterized by the exactness or precision of mathematics

    "mathematical precision"

Wiktionary

  1. mathematicaladjective

    Of, or relating to mathematics

  2. mathematicaladjective

    Possible but highly improbable

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. MATHEMATICAL, MATHEMATICKadjective

    Considered according to the doctrine of the mathematicians.

    Etymology: mathematicus, Lat.

    The East and West,
    Upon the globe, a mathematick point
    Only divides: thus happiness and misery,
    And all extremes, are still contiguous. John Denham, Sophy.

    It is as impossible for an aggregate of finites to comprehend or exhaust one infinite, as it is for the greatest number of mathematick points to amount to, or constitute a body. Boyle.

    I suppose all the particles of matter to be situated in an exact and mathematical evenness. Richard Bentley, Serm.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mathematicaladjective

    of or pertaining to mathematics; according to mathematics; hence, theoretically precise; accurate; as, mathematical geography; mathematical instruments; mathematical exactness

  2. Etymology: [See Mathematic.]

Editors Contribution

  1. mathematical

    Relating to mathematics.

    The mathematical process was easy and simple.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 7, 2020  

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  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Mathematical' in Adjectives Frequency: #878

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mathematical in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mathematical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Mathematical in a Sentence

  1. Jose Cohen:

    It’s very dangerous to talk about this. The press has got it wrong. Rolando and I studied together. He studied journalism. I am the cryptologist. I studied mathematical cryptology.

  2. Armand Leroi:

    We will be able to reconstruct the history of art and develop a mathematical theory of its evolution, just as scientists have done for the history of life.

  3. Günter Bechly:

    If a theory and its proponents stubbornly refuse falsification by an ever increasing body of substantial conflicting evidence, the theory degenerates into a textbook example of dogmatic pseudo-science. The neo-Darwinian theory of macroevolution has failed on all fronts, from mathematical feasibility, to theoretical plausibility and explanatory power, to empirical support.

  4. Clifford Truesdell:

    How did Biot arrive at the partial differential equation? [the heat conduction equation] . . . Perhaps Laplace gave Biot the equation and left him to sink or swim for a few years in trying to derive it. That would have been merely an instance of the way great mathematicians since the very beginnings of mathematical research have effortlessly maintained their superiority over ordinary mortals.

  5. Carl Levin:

    You're in a different mathematical world than most mathematicians that look at this.

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