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Definition of mathematical
1 : of, relating to, or according with mathematics
3 : possible but highly improbable only a mathematical chance
Examples of mathematical in a Sentence
They recorded the changes with mathematical precision.
The team has only a mathematical chance of making the playoffs.
Recent Examples of mathematical from the Web

Strong gravitational lenses are visually distinctive but difficult to describe with simple mathematical rules—

Kids can read about the courage and activism of young women like Malala Yousafzai and mathematical geniuses like Hypatia.

Mathematical models suggest that animals are getting sick from prions in the environment.

Q. What is the mathematical probability of the next NBA Finals coming down to Cleveland and Golden State again?

At its core, the test is a mathematical forecast of what would happen to a bank given certain events, such as a significant...

Since January, the science activism nonprofit 314 Action — which is named for the first three digits of mathematical constant pi — has recruited more than 5,000 scientists interested in running for office.

The team created a mathematical model to simulate how a bird’s oviduct—a passageway that spits out eggs like a human Fallopian tube—might create different egg shapes before the shell is formed.

Working in a makeshift library fashioned out of sticks and plastic tarps, Sebastian Contreras, a Chilean volunteer at the FARC camp, was putting the doctors through their mathematical paces.
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Origin and Etymology of mathematical
Middle English mathematicalle, from Latin mathematicus, from Greek mathēmatikos, from mathēmat, mathēma learning, mathematics, from manthanein to learn; probably akin to Goth mundon to pay attention
MATHEMATICAL Defined for English Language Learners
mathematical
playDefinition of mathematical for English Language Learners

: of, relating to, or involving mathematics

: very exact or complete

: possible but very unlikely
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