##### Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English

**higher mathematics**

*noun*

**EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS**

**higher mathematics**or the new history.

**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.