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logarithmic function

noun, Mathematics
a function defined by y = log bx, especially when the base, b, is equal to e, the base of natural logarithms.
1945-50 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for logarithmic function

logarithmic function

  1. the mathematical function y = logx
  2. a function that can be expressed in terms of this function
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