common-logarithm

common logarithm

noun Mathematics.
a logarithm having 10 as the base.
Also called Briggsian logarithm.


Origin:
1890–95

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common logarithm
 
n
Compare natural logarithm a logarithm to the base ten. Usually written log or log10

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common logarithm  
A logarithm having 10 as its base. Compare natural logarithm.
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