Meaning of MATHEMATICS in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌmath-ˈma-tiks, ˌma-thə- ]

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

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.