Definition of mathematician in English:

mathematician

Line breaks: math¦em¦at|ician
Pronunciation: /maθəməˈtɪʃn
 
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noun

  • An expert in or student of mathematics: one of the world’s foremost theoretical mathematicians
    More example sentences
    • Indian mathematicians and astronomers constructed sine table with great precision.
    • Of course mathematicians continue to do mathematics while on holiday and they were both working hard.
    • This is an introduction to intuitionistic mathematics for mature mathematicians.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French mathematicien, from Latin mathematicus 'mathematical', from Greek mathēmatikos (see mathematical).

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