Definition of mathematical in English:
mathematical
Line breaks: mathem¦atic¦alPronunciation: /maθ(ə)ˈmatɪk(ə)l
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adjective
1Relating to mathematics: mathematical symbols
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 His mathematical work covered Cartesian geometry and the theory of equations.
 He did important work on differential equations and applications to mathematical physics.
 His interests are in discrete differential geometry and mathematical visualization.
1.1Resembling mathematics in being rigorously precise: mathematical thinking he arranged the meal with mathematical precision on a plate
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 The whole show was precise and mathematical, but full of subtle light, warmth and feeling.
 Yet there is nothing mathematical or precise about his career progression.
 We're also delighted by the mathematical precision that he's used in calculating the future.
rigorous, meticulous, scrupulous, punctilious, scientific, strict, precise, exact, accurate, pinpoint, correct, careful, unerring
Origin
late Middle English: from Latin mathematicalis, from Greek mathēmatikos, from mathēma, mathēmat 'science', from the base of manthanein 'learn'.
Derivatives

mathematically
adverb
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 This is done by logging evidence mathematically and anecdotally on cumulative records.
 Sheer power means little in chess because it is a mathematically nearinfinite game.
 Someone more mathematically minded than myself might produce a formula to predict the levels of optimism among England fans.
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