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logarithmic

[law-guh-rith -mik, -rith-, log-uh-] /ˌlɔ gəˈrɪð mɪk, -ˈrɪθ-, ˌlɒg ə-/
adjective, Mathematics
1.
pertaining to a logarithm or logarithms.
2.
(of an equation) having a logarithm as one or more of its unknowns.
3.
  1. pertaining to the function y = log x.
  2. expressible by means of logarithms.
Also, logarithmical.
Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700; logarithm + -ic
Related forms
logarithmically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for logarithmically

logarithmic

/ˌlɒɡəˈrɪðmɪk/
adjective
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
log
Derived Forms
logarithmically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for logarithmically

logarithmic

adj.

1690s, from logarithm + -ic. Related: Logarithmical (1630s).

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