[pi-thag-uh-ree-uh-niz-uh m] /pɪˌθæg əˈri əˌnɪz əm/
the doctrines of Pythagoras and his followers, especially the belief that the universe is the manifestation of various combinations of mathematical ratios.
the teachings of Pythagoras and his followers, esp that the universe is essentially a manifestation of mathematical relationships
noun, Music. 1. the major scale as derived acoustically by Pythagoras from the perfect fifth.
noun, Geometry. 1. the theorem that the square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides. Pythagorean theorem (pĭ-thāg’ə-rē’ən) A theorem stating that the square of the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the squares […]
/ˈpɪθɪəs/ noun 1. 4th century bc, Greek navigator. He was the first Greek to visit and describe the coasts of Spain, France, and the British Isles and may have reached Iceland
[pith-ee-uh] /ˈpɪθ i ə/ noun, Greek Mythology. 1. the priestess of Apollo at Delphi who delivered the oracles. /ˈpɪθɪə/ noun 1. (Greek myth) the priestess of Apollo at Delphi, who transmitted the oracles n. “priestess of Apollo at Delphi,” 1842, from Greek pythia (hiereia) “(Priestess) of Pythian Apollo, from a variant form of Pythios, an […]