# logarithmically

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## log·a·rithm

(lô′gə-rĭ*th*′əm, lŏg′ə-)

*n.*

*Mathematics*

The power to which a base, such as 10, must be raised to produce a given number. If

*n*the logarithm of^{x}= a,*a,*with*n*as the base, is*x;*symbolically, log*For example, 10*_{n}a = x.^{3}= 1,000; therefore, log_{10}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**(-rĭ

*th*′mĭk),

**log′a·rith′mi·cal**(-mĭ-kəl)

*adj.*

**log′a·rith′mi·cal·ly**

*adv.*

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Adv. | 1. | logarithmically - in a logarithmic manner; "data plotted logarithmically with respect to time is shown in Figure 2" |

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