math

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[ math ]
/ mæθ /

noun

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Origin of math

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shortened form

Definition for math (2 of 4)

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[ math ]
/ mæθ /

noun British Dialect.

a mowing.
the crop mowed.

Origin of math

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1575–85; probably back formation from aftermath; compare Old English mǣth; cognate with German Mahd

Definition for math (3 of 4)

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[ muhth ]
/ mʌθ /

noun

an order of Hindu monks.
Also ma·tha [muhth-uh] /ˈmʌθ ə/.

Origin of math

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First recorded in 1825–35, math is from the Sanskrit word maṭha hut

Definition for math (4 of 4)

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British Dictionary definitions for math (1 of 2)

math
/ (mæθ) /

noun

US and Canadian informal short for mathematics Brit equivalent: maths

British Dictionary definitions for math (2 of 2)

math.
/ US and Canadian /

abbreviation for

mathematics
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