antilogarithm

[ an-ti-law-guh-rith-uh m, -rith-, -log-uh- ]
/ ˌæn tɪˈlɔ gəˌrɪð əm, -ˌrɪθ-, -ˈlɒg ə- /

noun Mathematics.

the number of which a given number is the logarithm; antilog

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Origin of antilogarithm

First recorded in 1790–1800; anti- + logarithm

Related formsan·ti·log·a·rith·mic, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for antilogarithm

antilogarithm

/ (ˌæntɪˈlɒɡəˌrɪðəm) /

noun

a number whose logarithm to a given base is a given number100 is the antilogarithm of 2 to base 10 Often shortened to: antilog
Derived Formsantilogarithmic, adjective

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Science definitions for antilogarithm

antilogarithm

[ ăn′tē-lôgə-rĭð′əm, ăn′tī ]

The number whose logarithm is a given number. For example, the logarithm of 1,000 (103) is 3, so the antilogarithm of 3 is 1,000. In algebraic notation, if log x = y, then antilog y = x.
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