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**department of mathematics**

n. the academic department responsible for teaching and research in mathematics [syn: mathematics department]

#### Usage examples of "department of mathematics".

He had no trouble in finding a position in a small collegiate institute and when, four years later, the post of the head of the __department of mathematics__ at the collegiate at Salterton fell vacant, he applied for it, and was chosen from among twenty aspirants.

Would anyone be in a better position to discredit a mathematical theory than the head of the __department of mathematics__ at a very prominent university?

Eric worked on the other side of the campus, in a cramped office in the __department of Mathematics__ and Computer Science.

In the __department of Mathematics__, should give place distinctly: 1, Mathematics pure.

You have presumed upon me as a friend, and have quite evidently forgotten my position as head of the __Department of Mathematics__ at this College.