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

  1. mathematical(adj)

    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, mathematical(adj)

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

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

  3. mathematical(adj)

    beyond question

    "a mathematical certainty"

  4. mathematical(adj)

    statistically possible though highly improbable

    "have a mathematical chance of making the playoffs"

  5. mathematical(adj)

    characterized by the exactness or precision of mathematics

    "mathematical precision"

Wiktionary

  1. mathematical(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to mathematics

  2. mathematical(Adjective)

    Possible but highly improbable

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mathematical(adj)

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

    Etymology: [See Mathematic.]

Editors Contribution

  1. mathematical

    Relating to mathematics.

    The mathematical process was easy and simple.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 7, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

How to pronounce mathematical?

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How to say mathematical in sign language?

  1. mathematical

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. Arthur Koestler:

    Nobody before the Pythagorean had thought that mathematical relations held the secret of the universe. Twenty-five centuries later, Europe is still blessed and cursed with their heritage. To non-European civilizations, the idea that numbers are the key to both wisdom and power, seems never to have occurred.

  2. Otis Brawley:

    And it really upset the anti-smoking people, it upset the folks who are in the nutrition and physical activity for cancer prevention -- Bert Vogelstein really upset the prevention crowd, keep in mind it's a mathematical simulation, it's not a clinical trial, but [ Vogelstein is ] noting that a certain number of cases are due to replication error, DNA replication error, in normal growth.

  3. Alfred North Whitehead:

    I will not go so far as to say that to construct a history of thought without profound study of the mathematical ideas of successive epochs is like omitting Hamlet from the play which is named after him. . . But it is certainly analogous to cutting out the part of Ophelia. This simile is singularly exact. For Ophelia is quite essential to the play, she is very charming-- and a little mad.

  4. Arthur Cayley:

    As for everything else, so for mathematical theory: beauty can be perceived but not explained.

  5. Albert Einstein:

    God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.

Images & Illustrations of mathematical

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