(13 Apr 1913 - 2 Jan 1994)
American lexicographer, editor and columnist who spent his career from 1945 editing reference books. He worked (1964-1971) as editor from the inception of the American Heritage Dictionary. Morris also wrote various books on language, origins and usage. With his wife, he wrote a syndicated column 'Words, Wit and Wisdom' from 1968 to 1986.
Science Quotes by William Morris (1 quote)
[Mathematics is] the study of the measurement, properties, and relationships of quantities and sets, using numbers and symbols.
— William Morris
Definition of Mathematics in William morris (ed.), American Heritage Dictionary (2000).