### What does **Mathematical** mean?

# Definitions for Mathematical

ˌmæθ əˈmæt ɪ kəlMath·e·mat·i·cal

#### Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word **Mathematical**.

### Princeton's WordNet

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"

numerical, mathematicaladjective

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

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

mathematicaladjective

beyond question

"a mathematical certainty"

mathematicaladjective

statistically possible though highly improbable

"have a mathematical chance of making the playoffs"

mathematicaladjective

characterized by the exactness or precision of mathematics

"mathematical precision"

### Wiktionary

mathematicaladjective

Of, or relating to mathematics

mathematicaladjective

Possible but highly improbable

### Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

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

Mathematicaladjective

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

**Etymology:**[See Mathematic.]

### Editors Contribution

mathematical

Relating to mathematics.

The mathematical process was easy and simple.

Submitted by MaryC on March 7, 2020

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Adjectives Frequency

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

### Numerology

Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of Mathematical in Chaldean Numerology is:

**9**Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of Mathematical in Pythagorean Numerology is:

**7**

### Examples of Mathematical in a Sentence

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.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.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.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.You're in a different

**mathematical**world than most mathematicians that look at this.

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## Translations for **Mathematical**

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- matemàticCatalan, Valencian
- matematickýCzech
- mathemategolWelsh
- matematiskDanish
- mathematisch, rechnerischGerman
- matematikaEsperanto
- matemática, matemáticoSpanish
- teoreettinen, matemaattinenFinnish
- mathématiqueFrench
- matamaiticiúilIrish
- matamataigeachScottish Gaelic
- մաթեմատիկականArmenian
- matematikalaIdo
- stærðfræðilegurIcelandic
- mathēmaticus, mathēmaticālisLatin
- matematinisLithuanian
- matemātisksLatvian
- wiskundig, theoretischDutch
- matematisk, teoretiskNorwegian
- matematycznyPolish
- matemáticoPortuguese
- matematică, matematicRomanian
- математи́ческийRussian
- matematiskSwedish
- matematikVolapük

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