Definition of mathematician in US English: mathematician
noun An expert in or student of mathematics.
‘one of the world's foremost theoretical mathematicians’
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‘Particularly useful are cases where the mathematician made astronomical observations.’ ‘I liked mathematics, and my father being a mathematician was no reason I should not become one too.’ ‘So how do mathematicians solve these complicated differential equations?’ ‘The Greeks were superb mathematicians and discovered much of the mathematics we still use today.’ ‘Various letters were exchanged between theologians, scientists and mathematicians.’ ‘The next point to consider is how the mathematician differs from the physicist.’ ‘Indian mathematicians and astronomers constructed sine table with great precision.’ ‘in this work he showed himself as a mathematician rather than as a mathematical physicist.’ ‘This is far from an end to the arguments about Euclid the mathematician.’ ‘He has asked us to reprint a letter he wrote his students, explaining the joys of being a mathematician.’ ‘Of course mathematicians continue to do mathematics while on holiday and they were both working hard.’ ‘Perhaps all we need to do to answer it is to read the mathematical treatises which the Greek mathematicians wrote.’ ‘He is considered by most historians of mathematics as one of the greatest mathematicians of all time.’ ‘Many mathematicians were interested in natural philosophy, and geology in particular.’ ‘The book develops the theme that mathematics and mathematicians can be interesting.’ ‘Only a very small proportion of mathematics students end up becoming research mathematicians.’ ‘This is an introduction to intuitionistic mathematics for mature mathematicians.’ ‘In addition they met with leading European scientists and mathematicians who visited London.’ ‘Everyone believed that mathematicians and astronomers would provide the solution but it is not to be.’ ‘The book was written for pupils who love mathematics and want to become mathematicians.’ Origin Late Middle English: from Old French mathematicien, from Latin mathematicus ‘mathematical’, from Greek mathēmatikos (see mathematical).
Pronunciation mathematician /ˌmæθ(ə)məˈtɪʃən/ /ˌmaTH(ə)məˈtiSHən/