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mathematics [ˌmæθəˈmætɪks ˌmæθˈmæt-]
1. (Mathematics) (functioning as singular) a group of related sciences, including algebra, geometry, and calculus, concerned with the study of number, quantity, shape, and space and their interrelationships by using a specialized notation
2. (Mathematics) (functioning as singular or plural) mathematical operations and processes involved in the solution of a problem or study of some scientific field
[C14 mathematik (n), via Latin from Greek (adj), from mathēma a science, mathēmatikos (adj); related to manthanein to learn]
mathematics /mmtks/ n. [U] pl.used with a sing.v. the study of numbers, symbols, and forms that follow strict rules and laws: Mathematics is a difficult field of study. -n. mathematician /mmttn/.
Thesaurus: mathematics arithmetic, geometry, algebra, calculus.