- maternity benefit,
- maternity leave,
- maternity ward,
- mathematical expectation
Origin of math1
noun British Dialect.
Origin of math2
Origin of math3
Examples from the Web for math
Supporters pointed to math and literacy gains, while critics noted that those improvements disappeared in elementary school.
Hotline shows you something very moving about watching a teacher patiently explaining a math problem down the phone.Sex, Suicide, and Homework: The Secret World of the Telephone Hotline|Tim Teeman|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Though the math gets a little fuzzy from here, Mayo Shattuck divorced his wife of almost 20 years, Jennifer, in 1995.From Baltimore Ravens Cheerleader to Mrs. Robinson|Brandy Zadrozny|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rowaida Yousef, as she calls herself, used to be a math teacher and citizen journalist in Damascus.Escaping Assad’s Rape Prisons: A Survivor Tells Her Story|Jamie Dettmer|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He told the story about the grief he got from Mr. Sapolsky, the math teacher.
Math, the son of Mothanwy, and he disclosed his secret to Gwyndion the son of Don.The Comical Adventures of Twm Shon Catty|T. J. Llewelyn Prichard
I can't follow the math, but I know that from the electron's standards it stayed exactly the same weight.Out Around Rigel|Robert H. Wilson
“Try Joe Pepper's room; he's in math recitation,” said Jenk suddenly.Five Little Peppers at School|Margaret Sidney
I have always been good at math, and I won't let this problem baffle me.T. Haviland Hicks Senior|J. Raymond Elderdice
Maybe Miss Graham can find me a book on math problems that a man can do in his head.Suzy|Watson Parker
American English shortening of mathematics, 1890; the British preference, maths, is attested from 1911.
"a mowing," Old English mæð "mowing, cutting of grass," from Proto-Germanic *mediz (cf. Old Frisian meth, Old High German mad, German Mahd "mowing, hay crop"), from PIE *me- "to cut down grass or grain with a sickle or scythe" (see mow).