arithmetician


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a·rith·me·tic

 (ə-rĭth′mĭ-tĭk)
n.
The mathematics of integers, rational numbers, real numbers, or complex numbers under addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
adj. ar·ith·met·ic (ăr′ĭth-mĕt′ĭk) also ar′ith·met′i·cal (ăr′ĭth-mĕt′ĭ-kəl)
1. Of or relating to arithmetic.
2. Changing according to an arithmetic progression: The increase in the food supply is arithmetic.

[Middle English arsmetike, from Old French arismetique, from Medieval Latin arismetica, alteration of Latin arithmētica, from Greek arithmētikē (tekhnē), (art) of counting, feminine of arithmētikos, from arithmein, to count, from arithmos, number; see ar- in Indo-European roots.]

ar′ith·met′i·cal·ly adv.
a·rith′me·ti′cian (-tĭsh′ən) n.

a•rith•me•ti•cian

(əˌrɪθ mɪˈtɪʃ ən, ˌær ɪθ-)

n.
an expert in arithmetic.
[1550–60; < Middle French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.arithmetician - someone who specializes in arithmeticarithmetician - someone who specializes in arithmetic
mathematician - a person skilled in mathematics
Translations

arithmetician

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arithmetician

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References in classic literature ?
or that he who errs in arithmetic or grammar is an arithmetician or grammarian at the me when he is making the mistake, in respect of the mistake?
So then," said Roque Guinart, "we have got here nine hundred crowns and sixty reals; my soldiers must number some sixty; see how much there falls to each, for I am a bad arithmetician.
You talk of figures, now; you have only to say to Stelling, 'I want my son to be a thorough arithmetician,' and you may leave the rest to him.
The staple conversation on the farms around was on the uselessness of saving money; and smockfrocked arithmeticians, leaning on their ploughs or hoes, would enter into calculations of great nicety to prove that parish relief was a fuller provision for a man in his old age than any which could result from savings out of their wages during a whole lifetime.
There was talk of all countries putting bounties on children to increase the birth rate, but it was laughed to scorn by the arithmeticians, who pointed out that China was too far in the lead in that direction.
Give him sixpence, or five shillings, or five pound ten--you are arithmeticians, and I am not--and get rid of him
The product (as the arithmeticians would say) is an intelligible statement--first, of something actually done in the past; secondly, of something which Mr.
The worst class of sum worked in the every-day world is cyphered by the diseased arithmeticians who are always in the rule of Subtraction as to the merits and successes of others, and never in Addition as to their own.
It is also unclear what it means to call forms numbers, as they are distinguished from the sorts of numbers with which the arithmetician deals (Metaphysics 13.
Rather they would wish to know his veracity from his words [what he says], as the learner of arithmetic knows, from arithmetic itself, the veracity of his teacher in his saying: "I am an arithmetician.
Forsooth a great arithmetician, One Michael Cassio, a Florentine A fellow almost damned in a fair wife, That never set a squadron in the field Nor the division of battle knows More than a spinster--unless the bookish theoric, Wherein the togaed consuls can propose As masterly as he.
As a boy he was a talented arithmetician and won a scholarship to Newcastle's Royal Grammar School.