mathematics

Part of speech: noun

The science of number and quantity.

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Usage examples "mathematics":

  1. He told me that he was an engineer and professor of mathematics. - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
  2. Chemistry is as much the basis of the arts and manufactures, as mathematics is the fundamental principle of mechanics. - "The American Practical Brewer and Tanner", Joseph Coppinger.
  3. Science, by showing that different sounds and different colours are produced by waves of different lengths, and that therefore different colours and sounds can be expressed in terms of numbers, has certainly opened the door to a new consideration of this subject of beauty in relation to mathematics. - "The Practice and Science Of Drawing", Harold Speed.