Definition of mathematical
- only a mathematical chance
They recorded the changes with mathematical precision.
The team has only a mathematical chance of making the play-offs.
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
: of, relating to, or involving mathematics
: very exact or complete
: possible but very unlikely
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