mathematizable

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mathematizable (comparative more mathematizable, superlative most mathematizable)

  1. (chiefly philosophy and sciences) Capable of being analyzed or described using mathematical concepts or notation.
    • 1979, Charles C. Lemert, “Language, Structure, and Measurement: Structuralist Semiotics and Sociology,” The American Journal of Sociology, vol. 84, no. 4, p. 944:
      Formalism seeks to correct this deficiency by translating verbal texts into formal, mathematizable lexicons which are then manipulated into general propositions.
    • 2009, Helen Longino, “Perilous thoughts: comment on van Fraassen,” Philosophical Studies, vol. 143, no. 1, pages 25-32: 
      This gap was a challenge to develop mechanical, mathematizable, models of the particles and their interactions.

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