logarithmic scale

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Noun1.logarithmic scale - scale on which actual distances from the origin are proportional to the logarithms of the corresponding scale numbers
graduated table, ordered series, scale, scale of measurement - an ordered reference standard; "judging on a scale of 1 to 10"
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The number of classes selected for the logarithmic scale constructed in this study is within the ranges that other researchers have considered suitable and is in concordance with most of the diagrammatic logarithmic scales which are in the range of five to eight classes (BOITO et al., 2013).
Which mathematical instrument marked with logarithmic scales has been superseded by the electronic calculator?
In the study field of complex network, a simple way to quickly test whether a network obeys a power law distribution is to plot the networks degree distribution function on a log-log scales graph, which uses logarithmic scales on both the horizontal and vertical axes.
Figure 3 (1) shows a systematic relationship between the frequency and the first mode index m, identifying the number of nodal lines crossing the crown, on logarithmic scales.
They continue to play an important role despite the fact that calculators are now used for many computations involving logarithms: logarithmic scales can increase the range over which numbers can be viewed in a meaningful way.