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n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of mathematics that deals with the logic and consistency of mathematical proofs, formulas, and equations.
met′a·math′e·ma·ti′cian (-mə-tĭsh′ən) n.
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(Mathematics) (functioning as singular) the logical analysis of the reasoning, principles, and rules that control the use and combination of mathematical symbols, numbers, etc
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met•a•math•e•mat•ics(ˌmɛt əˌmæθ əˈmæt ɪks)
n. (used with a sing. v.)
the study of fundamental concepts of mathematics, as number and function.
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the logical analysis of the fundamental concepts of mathematics, as function, number, etc. — metamathematician, n. — metamathematical, adj.See also: Mathematics
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|Noun||1.||metamathematics - the logical analysis of mathematical reasoning|
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
pure mathematics - the branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness
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