Usage examples for mathematical

  1. I am not what is called a man of imagination; it is my habit to exclude most things not capable of mathematical demonstration; but I am not without a certain psychological insight, and I think I understood Mr. Jaffrey's case. – Miss Mehetabel's Son by Thomas Bailey Aldrich
  2. This was suggested to the author by the endeavor of two friends whose interests were pre- eminently mathematical to discover what certain four- dimensional figures would look like in three- dimensional space. – Four-Dimensional Vistas by Claude Fayette Bragdon
  3. First, realize that a line or an angle, for instance, is something more than its mere mathematical outline. – The-Light-of-Egypt-or-the-science-of-the-soul-and-the-stars-Volume-2 by Burgoyne, Thomas H.
  4. He was the first artist in Germany who practiced and taught the rules of perspective, and of the proportions of the human figure, according to mathematical principles. – Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities of Art (Vol. 3 of 3) by S. Spooner
  5. The size of the circular wound, the absence of blood around its edge, and the blackened and burnt state of the flesh demonstrated this fact with almost mathematical precision. – Monsieur Lecoq by Emile Gaboriau
  6. To avail himself of these keys to mathematical knowledge, he must pursue a course not unlike that which I have recommended in relation to geography and history. – The Young Man's Guide by William A. Alcott
  7. Mathematical problems were interesting to them, just as the solution of puzzles interests the boy in civilization. – Bobby of the Labrador by Dillon Wallace
  8. He was a philosopher and mathematical expert. – Remarks by Bill Nye
  9. On the lower shelf are mathematical and musical instruments and books. – Holbein by Beatrice Fortescue
  10. It was a losing action, and one which he knew, from a purely mathematical consideration, could not be successful. – The Journal of Submarine Commander von Forstner by Georg-Günther von Forstner Commentator: John Hays, Jr. Hammond
  11. I hope I understand better than that how- all this- is as logical and mathematical as a natural law. – Angela's Business by Henry Sydnor Harrison