arithmetic NOUN 1) the branch of mathematics concerned with the properties and manipulation of numbers. 2) the use of numbers in counting and calculation.
ADJECTIVE relating to arithmetic.
DERIVATIVES arithmetical adjective arithmetically adverb arithmetician noun.
ORIGIN from Greek arithmtik tekhn 'art of counting' , from arithmos 'number' .

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  • Arithmetician — A*rith me*ti cian, n. [Cf. F. arithm[ e]ticien.] One skilled in arithmetic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arithmetician — [ar΄ith mə tish′ən, ə rith΄mətish′ən] n. a person skilled in arithmetic …   English World dictionary

  • arithmetician — noun see arithmetic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • arithmetician — /euh rith mi tish euhn, ar ith /, n. an expert in arithmetic. [1550 60; < MF arithmeticien; see ARITHMETIC, IAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • arithmetician — noun One with expertise in arithmetic. A mathematician …   Wiktionary

  • arithmetician — a·rith·me·ti·cian || ə‚rɪθmÉ™ tɪʃn n. expert in mathematics …   English contemporary dictionary

  • arithmetician — arith·me·ti·cian …   English syllables

  • arithmetician — a•rith•me•ti•cian [[t]əˌrɪθ mɪˈtɪʃ ən, ˌær ɪθ [/t]] n. math. an expert in arithmetic • Etymology: 1550–60; < MF …   From formal English to slang

  • arithmetician — /ærəθməˈtɪʃən/ (say aruhthmuh tishuhn), /əˈrɪθ / (say uh rith ) noun an expert in arithmetic …   Australian English dictionary

  • arithmetician — noun someone who specializes in arithmetic • Derivationally related forms: ↑arithmetic • Hypernyms: ↑mathematician …   Useful english dictionary

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