Crossword clues for math
- It has many functions
- Trig, e.g.
- SAT component
- S.A.T. part
- SAT section
- Trig or geometry
- Field with bases
- "Do the ___!"
- "You do the ___!"
- Planes are studied in it
- What's nothing but problems?
- Quadratics, e.g.
- Subject with fractions
- Trig or calc
- University department, for short
- A science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Math \Math\ (m[a^]th), n. [AS. m[=ae][eth]; akin to m[=a]wan to mow, G. mahd math. See Mow to cut (grass).] A mowing, or that which is gathered by mowing; -- chiefly used in composition; as, an aftermath. [Obs.]
The first mowing thereof, for the king's use, is wont
to be sooner than the common math.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
American English shortening of mathematics, 1890; the British preference, maths, is attested from 1911.
"a mowing," Old English mæð "mowing, cutting of grass," from Proto-Germanic *mediz (cognates: Old Frisian meth, Old High German mad, German Mahd "mowing, hay crop"), from PIE *me- (4) "to cut grass" (see mow (v.)).
Etymology 1 vb. A mowing; what is gathered from mowing. Etymology 2
alt. 1 (context uncountable North America English) (short for mathematics English) 2 (context uncountable North America English) arithmetic calculation; (qualifier: see ''do the math''). 3 (context countable North America English) A math course. n. 1 (context uncountable North America English) (short for mathematics English) 2 (context uncountable North America English) arithmetic calculation; (qualifier: see ''do the math''). 3 (context countable North America English) A math course. Etymology 3
n. (context Hinduism Jainism English) (short for matha English)
Math (or Maths in most English-speaking countries) is used colloquially to refer to mathematics.
Math may also refer to:
- Math fab Mathonwy, a king in Welsh mythology
- <math>, a tag used in MathML
- math, a module in the Python programming language
- MATH (band), an American band formed in the 1990s
- Math, a character on the TV series Life Unexpected
- MATH, the moniker originally used by American rock band Mutemath
- "The Math", a song on Hilary Duff's 2003 album Metamorphosis
- "Maths" (song), a 2012 single by Canadian producer deadmau5
- Matha, Hindu monastic establishments, also known as "math" or "mutt"
- Math, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, a village of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan
MATH is an American Improv/ experimental band formed in Woodstock, New York in the mid 90s. The band's shifting personnel has included members of various other bands, most notably Billy Riker and Joey Eppard of 3 and Dave Bodie of Time of Orchids and Kayo Dot.
Usage examples of "math".
Koltnow, a teacher whom Franklin and Albrecht had met at a math conference and recruited to work at PCC, was one attendee who was a little put off by the Wednesday-evening scene.
She passed a board that was covered with quantum equations, another, half-erased already, that held only two clean and concise Bussard drive efficiency calculations, the kind Li had wrestled with in her OCS math courses.
Leonardo Gori, the head of the Siena University Math Department, said.
Math for Humanities Majors, and Reed Muscadine, the theater-arts grad student, was participating in something called Performance Seminar 201B a half-mile away in MacManus Hall on the north end of the campus.
He dumped the contentsonto the carpet beside the desk and moaned out loud as his reading, math, spelling, and phonics books fell out.
Math lessons can spill over into English, a practicum such as filling out an income tax form or balancing a checkbook can be worked into government classes, and economics can be made to include family planning.
As a Church of England clergyman and as teacher of math and logic at Christ Church, Oxford, the Reverend Dodgson could not believe in blind chance or transcendental puppetry as descriptive of the nature of human life.
But from the first day she adored school, with its fascinating science equipment and electronic drawers full of math puzzlers and other children to find countries on the map with.
There are patent attorneys in Reno who swear that Manfred Macx is a pseudo, a net alias fronting for a bunch of crazed anonymous hackers armed with the Genetic Algorithm That Ate Calcutta: a kind of Serdar Argic of intellectual property, or maybe another Bourbaki math borg.
Norman worked harder to educate Sasha, teaching him the basics of math and science and trying to use unfamiliar words in conversation -- atmosphere, adjective, allele, atom, anthropology -- so the boy would have to ask what they meant.
The first lessons were in language and math and the astrographies of the Solar system.
Deshalb bist du also so darauf versessen, nach Caer Dathyl zu gehen: um Math einige der Geheimnisse seiner Macht zu entlocken!
Jetzt sandte er sie in alle machtversprechenden Richtungen, nur nicht in die des Mannes, der ihn gelehrt hatte, seine Gedanken zu beherrschen, des Mannes, dem zu begegnen er es nicht so eilig hatte wie seither seinem Onkel Math.
The wages of this original sin are with us still - the idea that so-called Chicanos can find parity with whites only through government coercion, income redistribution and racial chauvinism, rather than by the very hard work of traditional education that once ensured that Mexican kids spoke perfect English, knew as much about math and science as members of any other ethnic group, and expected to find status and respect by becoming educated and prosperous.
I assured her the math involved was predigested when you used the tables and that the thing that took skill was the sight itself.