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common logarithm

noun, Mathematics
1.
a logarithm having 10 as the base.
Also called Briggsian logarithm.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
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common logarithm

noun
1.
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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