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 for mathematical
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mathematical \Math`e*mat"ic*al\, a. [See Mathematic.]
     Of or pertaining to mathematics; according to mathematics;
     hence, theoretically precise; accurate; as, mathematical
     geography; mathematical instruments; mathematical exactness.
     -- Math`e*mat"ic*al*ly, adv.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: of or pertaining to or of the nature of mathematics; "a
             mathematical textbook"; "slide rules and other
             mathematical instruments"; "a mathematical solution to a
             problem"; "mathematical proof"
      2: relating to or having ability to think in or work with
         numbers; "tests for rating numerical aptitude"; "a
         mathematical whiz" [syn: numerical, mathematical] [ant:
      3: beyond question; "a mathematical certainty"
      4: statistically possible though highly improbable; "have a
         mathematical chance of making the playoffs"
      5: characterized by the exactness or precision of mathematics;
         "mathematical precision"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  35 Moby Thesaurus words for "mathematical":
     algebraic, analytic, arithmetical, close, constant, delicate,
     direct, even, exact, express, faithful, fine, geometric, inerrable,
     inerrant, infallible, micrometrically precise, microscopic, nice,
     numeric, pinpoint, precise, refined, religious, religiously exact,
     rigid, rigorous, scientific, scientifically exact, severe, square,
     strict, subtle, undeviating, unerring

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