**Mathematician** — Math e*ma*ti cian, n. [Cf. F. math[ e]maticien.] One versed in mathematics. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**mathematician** — (n.) early 15c., from M.Fr. mathematicien, from mathematique, from L. mathematicus (see MATHEMATIC (Cf. mathematic)) … Etymology dictionary

**mathematician** — [math΄ə mə tish′ən, math΄mətish′ən] n. [ME mathematicion < MFr mathematicien] an expert or specialist in mathematics … English World dictionary

**Mathematician** — Archimedes was among the greatest mathematicians of antiquity. Leonhard Euler is widely consider … Wikipedia

**mathematician** — [[t]mæ̱θəmətɪ̱ʃ(ə)n[/t]] mathematicians 1) N COUNT A mathematician is a person who is trained in the study of numbers and calculations. The risks can be so complex that banks hire mathematicians to puzzle them out. 2) N COUNT A mathematician is a … English dictionary

**mathematician** — UK [ˌmæθ(ə)məˈtɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun [countable] Word forms mathematician : singular mathematician plural mathematicians someone who studies or teaches mathematics … English dictionary

**mathematician** — mathematics ► PLURAL NOUN (usu. treated as sing. ) ▪ the branch of science concerned with number, quantity, and space, either as abstract ideas (pure mathematics) or as applied to physics, engineering, and other subjects (applied mathematics).… … English terms dictionary

**mathematician** — noun Date: 15th century a specialist or expert in mathematics … New Collegiate Dictionary

**mathematician** — /math euh meuh tish euhn/, n. an expert or specialist in mathematics. [1400 50; late ME mathematicion. See MATHEMATICS, IAN] * * * … Universalium

**mathematician** — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ brilliant ▪ distinguished, eminent, great, noted ▪ one of the greatest mathematicians of all time ▪ applied … Collocations dictionary