# logarithmic

## logarithmic

[law-guh-rith-mik, -rith-, log-uh-]
1.
pertaining to a logarithm or logarithms.
2.
(of an equation) having a logarithm as one or more of its unknowns.
3.
a.
pertaining to the function y = log x.
b.
expressible by means of logarithms.
Also, logarithmical.

Origin:
1690–1700; logarithm + -ic

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 logarithmic or logarithmical (ˌlɒɡəˈrɪðmɪk) —adj 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 logarithmical or logarithmical —adj logarithmically or logarithmical —adv

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