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math·e·ma·ti·cian

 (măth′ə-mə-tĭsh′ən)
n.
A person skilled or learned in mathematics.
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mathematician

(ˌmæθəməˈtɪʃən; ˌmæθmə-)
n
(Mathematics) an expert or specialist in mathematics
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math•e•ma•ti•cian

(ˌmæθ ə məˈtɪʃ ən)

n.
an expert or specialist in mathematics.
[1400–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mathematician - a person skilled in mathematicsmathematician - a person skilled in mathematics  
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
algebraist - a mathematician whose specialty is algebra
arithmetician - someone who specializes in arithmetic
geometer, geometrician - a mathematician specializing in geometry
number theorist - a mathematician specializing in number theory
probability theorist - a mathematician who specializes in probability theory
scientist - a person with advanced knowledge of one or more sciences
mathematical statistician, statistician - a mathematician who specializes in statistics
trigonometrician - a mathematician specializing in trigonometry
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Translations
رِياضي، يَعْمَل في الحِسابعالِم رياضِيّات
-čkamatematikmatematika
beregnermatematiker
matekfejmatematikus
e-r sem er góîur í stærîfræîistærîfræîingur
matematik
matematik
matematiği iyi olan kimsematematikçi

mathematician

[ˌmæθəməˈtɪʃən] Nmatemático/a m/f
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mathematician

[ˌmæθəməˈtɪʃən] nmathématicien(ne) m/f
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mathematician

nMathematiker(in) m(f)
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mathematician

[ˌmæθməˈtɪʃn] nmatematico/a
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mathematics

(mӕθəˈmӕtiks) noun singular
(abbreviation maths (mӕθs) , (American) math (mӕθ) ) the science or branch of knowledge dealing with measurements, numbers and quantities.
ˌmatheˈmatical adjective
1. of or done by mathematics. mathematical tables.
2. very exact or accurate. mathematical precision.
ˌmatheˈmatically adverb
ˌmathemaˈtician (-ˈtiʃən) noun
1. a person who is good at mathematics. For a young boy, he's quite a mathematician!
2. someone who works in mathematics. He is a mathematician with a local engineering firm.
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References in classic literature ?
The meanest mathematician in Spaceland will readily believe me when I assert that the problems of life, which present themselves to the well-educated -- when they are themselves in motion, rotating, advancing or retreating, and at the same time attempting to discriminate by the sense of sight between a number of Polygons of high rank moving in different directions, as for example in a ball-room or conversazione -- must be of a nature to task the angularity of the most intellectual, and amply justify the rich endowments of the Learned Professors of Geometry, both Static and Kinetic, in the illustrious University of Wentbridge, where the Science and Art of Sight Recognition are regularly taught to large classes of the ELITE of the States.
Could a linguist, could a grammarian, could even a mathematician have seen what she did, have witnessed their appearance together, and heard their history of it, without feeling that circumstances had been at work to make them peculiarly interesting to each other?How much more must an imaginist, like herself, be on fire with speculation and foresight!especially with such a groundwork of anticipation as her mind had already made.
He kept laughing sarcastically, he demonstrated, and at last contemptuously ceased to demonstrate, like a mathematician who ceases to prove in various ways the accuracy of a problem that has already been proved.
Some mathematician has said that enjoyment lies in the search for truth, not in the finding it."
(7) Porphyry, scholar, mathematician, philosopher and historian, lived 233-305 (?) A.D.
For you surely would not regard the skilled mathematician as a dialectician?
According to that celebrated mathematician, these crater-like cavities had been dug by the hand of man.
A mathematician or a wit would give you the wrong answer.
"My dear Planchet, I see with pleasure that you have not only become a mathematician, but a philosopher."
This distinguished scientist has expounded his views in a book entitled "Verschwinden und Seine Theorie," which has attracted some attention, "particularly," says one writer, "among the followers of Hegel, and mathematicians who hold to the actual existence of a so- called non-Euclidean space--that is to say, of space which has more dimensions than length, breadth, and thickness--space in which it would be possible to tie a knot in an endless cord and to turn a rubber ball inside out without 'a solution of its continuity,' or in other words, without breaking or cracking it."
But he is willing to argue the question, as mathematicians say, under an hypothesis.
"'Quitting this land, we soon arrived at another in which the bees and the birds are mathematicians of such genius and erudition, that they give daily instructions in the science of geometry to the wise men of the empire.

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