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common logarithm

noun, Mathematics
a logarithm having 10 as the base.
Also called Briggsian logarithm.
1890-95 Unabridged
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  • Note that the common logarithm of contrast sensitivity is plotted along the abscissa.
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common logarithm

a logarithm to the base ten. Usually written log or log10 Compare natural logarithm
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common logarithm in Science
common logarithm  
A logarithm having 10 as its base. Compare natural logarithm.
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