Meaning of MATHEMATICS in English

MATHEMATICS

n.

Pronunciation: ˌ math- ' ma-tiks, ˌ ma-th ə -

Function: noun plural but usually singular in construction

Date: 1573

1 : the science of numbers and their operations, interrelations, combinations, generalizations, and abstractions and of space configurations and their structure, measurement, transformations, and generalizations

2 : a branch of, operation in, or use of mathematics <the mathematics of physical chemistry>

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