# mathematicians

Noun

- plural form of
*mathematician*

- Lessing' in 1773, which purports to have been sent by Archimedes to the
**mathematicians**at Alexandria in a letter to Eratosthenes. - The time thus spent seems to have been on the whole happy, even allowing for warm discussions with the
**mathematicians**and metaphysicians of France, and for harassing controversies in the Netherlands. - A work so widely circulated by the author naturally attracted attention, but in France it was principally the
**mathematicians**who took it up, and their criticisms were more pungent than complimentary. - Modern
**mathematicians**may find on reading this brilliant summary a good many dicta which they will call in question, but, whatever its defects may be, Peacock's report remains a work of permanent value. - Thus early commenced the separation between what were long called mathematical and political geography, the one subject appealing mainly to
**mathematicians**, the other to historians.

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