Origin of mathematical
Examples from the Web for mathematic
It is a mathematic truth that “women decide elections,” as we constitute the majority of voters, even in midterm elections.
For instance, let us take Lie's "transformation groups," mathematic contrivances used in the solution of certain theorems.The Mystery of Space|Robert T. Browne
All the mathematic sharps in the colleges have told us gamblers the same thing.Smoke Bellew|Jack London
Science strives to express itself in mathematic terms, and this paper is written with that end in view.Food in War Time|Graham Lusk
But in the charm and mental movement produced by Music, Mathematic has certainly not the slightest share.Kant's Critique of Judgement|Immanuel Kant
The Mathematic Master was a lamb—so keen, and humorous, and just—a rageur at times, but that was only to be expected.A College Girl|Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
British Dictionary definitions for mathematic
less commonly mathematic
Word Origin and History for mathematic (1 of 2)
late 14c. as singular noun, replaced by early 17c. by mathematics, from Latin mathematica (plural), from Greek mathematike tekhne "mathematical science," feminine singular of mathematikos (adj.) "relating to mathematics, scientific, astronomical; disposed to learn," from mathema (genitive mathematos) "science, knowledge, mathematical knowledge; a lesson," literally "that which is learnt;" related to manthanein "to learn," from PIE root *mendh- "to learn" (cf. Greek menthere "to care," Lithuanian mandras "wide-awake," Old Church Slavonic madru "wise, sage," Gothic mundonsis "to look at," German munter "awake, lively"). As an adjective, 1540s, from French mathématique or directly from Latin mathematicus.