### What does **mathematician** mean?

# Definitions for **mathematician**

ˌmæθ ə məˈtɪʃ ənmath·e·mati·cian

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### Princeton's WordNet

mathematician(noun)

a person skilled in mathematics

### Wiktionary

mathematician(Noun)

An expert on mathematics.

**Etymology:**Of mathematicien, from mathematique, of mathematicus.

### Webster Dictionary

Mathematician(noun)

one versed in mathematics

**Etymology:**[Cf. F. mathmaticien.]

### Freebase

Mathematician

A mathematician is a person with an extensive knowledge of mathematics who uses this knowledge in their work, typically to solve mathematical problems. Mathematics is concerned with numbers, data, collection, quantity, structure, space, and change. Mathematicians involved with solving problems outside of pure mathematics are called applied mathematicians. Applied mathematicians are mathematical scientists who, with their specialized knowledge and professional methodology, approach many of the imposing problems presented in related scientific fields. With professional focus on a wide variety of problems, theoretical systems, and localized constructs, applied mathematicians work regularly in the study and formulation of mathematical models. Mathematicians and applied mathematicians are considered to be two of the STEM careers. The discipline of applied mathematics concerns itself with mathematical methods that are typically used in science, engineering, business, and industry; thus, "applied mathematics" is a mathematical science with specialized knowledge. The term "applied mathematics" also describes the professional specialty in which mathematicians work on problems, often concrete but sometimes abstract. As professionals focused on problem solving, applied mathematicians look into the formulation, study, and use of mathematical models in science, engineering, business, and other areas of mathematical practice.

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Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of mathematician in Chaldean Numerology is:

**3**Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of mathematician in Pythagorean Numerology is:

**9**

### Examples of mathematician in a Sentence

The ideal engineer is a composite ... He is not a scientist, he is not a

**mathematician**, he is not a sociologist or a writer; but he may use the knowledge and techniques of any or all of these disciplines in solving engineering problems.Jen:

To be a prized scientist you have to be good at science, to be a

**mathematician**, you have to be good at math, to be a Pulitzer prize winner, you'd have to my excellent at writing, but to be a famous person in history, learning history will get you nowhere." -AnonymousGrowing up as a little girl, I certainly had no interest in becoming a scientist or

**mathematician**or engineer, i thought it was a boys-only club for geniuses. And I pictured this old white man in a lab coat with no friends.George Eliot, Scenes of Clerical Life - Amos Barton:

Every man who is not a monster,

**mathematician**or a mad philosopher, is the slave of some woman or other.Thus, be it understood, to demonstrate a theorem, it is neither necessary nor even advantageous to know what it means....[A] machine might be imagined where the assumptions were put in at one end, while the theorems came out at the other, like the legendary Chicago machine where the pigs go in alive and come out transformed into hams and sausages. No more than these machines need the

**mathematician**know what he does.

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## Translations for **mathematician**

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- رياضي, رياArabic
- matematikCzech
- matematikerDanish
- Mathematikerin, MathematikerGerman
- μαθηματικόςGreek
- matematikistino, matematikistoEsperanto
- matemático, matemáticaSpanish
- matemaatikEstonian
- matematikariBasque
- matemaatikkoFinnish
- mathématicienne, mathématicienFrench
- matamataigearScottish Gaelic
- गणितज्ञHindi
- մաթեմատիկոսArmenian
- mathematicoInterlingua
- matematikisto, matematikistino, matematikistuloIdo
- stærðfræðingurIcelandic
- matematica, matematicoItalian
- מתמטיקאיHebrew
- 数学者Japanese
- matemātiķe, matemātiķisLatvian
- математичарMacedonian
- matematikerNorwegian
- mathematicus, wiskundigeDutch
- matematikarNorwegian Nynorsk
- matematyczka, matematykPolish
- matemática, matemáticoPortuguese
- математикRussian
- matematik, matematičkaSlovak
- matematikerSwedish
- matematikçiTurkish
- nhà toán họcVietnamese
- himatematan, matematan, jimatematanVolapük

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