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log·a·rithm

 (lô′gə-rĭth′əm, lŏg′ə-)
n. Mathematics
The power to which a base, such as 10, must be raised to produce a given number. If nx = a, the logarithm of a, with n as the base, is x; symbolically, logn a = x. For example, 103 = 1,000; therefore, log10 1,000 = 3. The kinds most often used are the common logarithm (base 10), the natural logarithm (base e), and the binary logarithm (base 2).

[New Latin logarithmus : Greek logos, reason, proportion; see leg- in Indo-European roots + Greek arithmos, number; see ar- in Indo-European roots.]

log′a·rith′mic (-rĭth′mĭk), log′a·rith′mi·cal (-mĭ-kəl) adj.
log′a·rith′mi·cal·ly adv.

logarithmic

(ˌlɒɡəˈrɪðmɪk) or

logarithmical

adj
1. (Mathematics) of, relating to, using, or containing logarithms of a number or variable
2. (Mathematics) consisting of, relating to, or using points or lines whose distances from a fixed point or line are proportional to the logarithms of numbers
Abbreviation: log
ˌlogaˈrithmically adv

log•a•rith•mic

(ˌlɔ gəˈrɪð mɪk, ˌlɒg ə-)

also log`a•rith′mi•cal,



adj.
1. pertaining to a logarithm or logarithms.
2. (of an equation) having a logarithm as one or more of its unknowns.
3. (of a function)
a. pertaining to the function y= log x.
b. expressible by means of logarithms.
[1690–1700]
log`a•rith′mi•cal•ly, adv.
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Translations
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logarithmic

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