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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
higher mathematics
▪ But anomalies like these should not be blamed on linguistics, higher mathematics or the new history.
▪ The latter process demands a knowledge of higher mathematics, the strength of materials and thousands of bits of wisdom.

Usage examples of "higher mathematics".

I learned none of that deceitful rubbish taught in schools, and so had nothing to unlearn when I awakened to my true love--mathematics, higher mathematics and higher geometry.

Terl had brought the discs weeks ago, along with some discs on higher mathematics.

That could be done without ever trying to explain things in terms of higher mathematics.

It calls upon the resources of higher mathematics, especially group theory, whose techniques are particularly suited to handle the many unknowns involved in a rotor solution.

Something like that takes understanding, a mechanical aptitude, a penchant for higher mathematics.

Add to these considerations the sense of earthly distortion and the contempt for human life which might easily result from the speculations of higher mathematics, and you have a perfect set of conditions for the type of crimes with which we are dealing.

With his time thus absorbed by his professional duties and his investigations he had to give up following the lectures in higher mathematics, and he therefore passed no further examinations.

Professor Upham especially liked his demonstration of the kinship of higher mathematics to certain phases of magical lore transmitted down the ages from an ineffable antiquity -- human or pre-human -- whose knowledge of the cosmos and its laws was greater than ours.

He was himself always occupied: writing his memoirs, solving problems in higher mathematics, turning snuffboxes on a lathe, working in the garden, or superintending the building that was always going on at his estate.