1. a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement;

[syn: mathematics,

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Math \Math\ (m[a^]th), n. [AS. m[=ae][eth]; akin to m[=a]wan to mow, G. mahd math. See Mow to cut (grass).] A mowing, or that which is gathered by mowing; -- chiefly used in composition; as, an aftermath. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The first mowing thereof, for the king's use, is wont to be sooner than the common math. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

math n 1: a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement [syn: mathematics, math, maths]