# logarithmic

[law-guh-rith -mik, -rith-, log-uh-] /ˌlɔ gəˈrɪð mɪk, -ˈrɪθ-, ˌlɒg ə-/
1.
pertaining to a logarithm or logarithms.
2.
(of an equation) having a logarithm as one or more of its unknowns.
3.
1. pertaining to the function y = log x.
2. expressible by means of logarithms.
Origin of logarithmic
1690-1700
1690-1700; logarithm + -ic
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• So all our prognoses should reckon with logarithmic plus acceleration in renewables availability, efficiency and falling prices.
• Down close to the surface, the wind speed follows a logarithmic profile.
• The first graph he designed was a bubble chart that had double logarithmic axes, with income on one axis and health on the other.
• The logarithmic spiral echoes the curved arms of hurricanes and distant galaxies.
• In fact, the distribution of first digits follows a logarithmic law.
• The logarithmic profile effectively described vertical wind speed variations irrespective of atmospheric stability conditions.
• Grid spacing can be even, logarithmic, or geometric.
• Find an exponential or logarithmic function to model a given data set or situation.
• These measured velocity distributions are compared with the logarithmic- and power-law velocity distributions.
• From one number to the next on our logarithmic scale, the logarithm goes up by one.
British Dictionary definitions for logarithmic

## logarithmic

/ˌlɒɡəˈrɪðmɪk/
1.
of, relating to, using, or containing logarithms of a number or variable
2.
consisting of, relating to, or using points or lines whose distances from a fixed point or line are proportional to the logarithms of numbers
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Word Origin and History for logarithmic

1690s, from logarithm + -ic. Related: Logarithmical (1630s).

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