Meaning of MATHEMATICAL in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌmath-ˈma-ti-kəl, ˌma-thə- ]


also math·e·mat·ic -tik

Etymology: Middle English mathematicalle, from Latin mathematicus, from Greek mathēmatikos, from mathēmat-, mathēma learning, mathematics, from manthanein to learn; probably akin to Gothic mundon to pay attention

Date: 15th century

1. : of, relating to, or according with mathematics


a. : rigorously exact : precise

b. : certain

3. : possible but highly improbable

only a mathematical chance

• math·e·mat·i·cal·ly -ti-k(ə-)lē adverb

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