Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

metamathematics

play
noun plural but usually singular in construction meta·math·e·mat·ics \ˈme-tə-ˌmath-ˈma-tiks, -ma-thə-\

Definition of metamathematics

  1. :  a field of study concerned with the formal structure and properties (as the consistency and completeness of axioms) of mathematical systems

meta·math·e·mat·i·cal play \-ti-kəl\ adjective


Circa 1890

First Known Use of metamathematics

circa 1890


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up metamathematics? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 6, 2016

an official order, decree, or edict

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

kittly-benders duvet pince-nez spindrift
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ