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cologarithm

[ koh-law-guh-rith-uhm, -rith-uhm, -log-uh- ]
/ koʊˈlɔ gəˌrɪð əm, -ˌrɪθ əm, -ˈlɒg ə- /
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noun Mathematics.
the logarithm of the reciprocal of a number, often used in expressing the logarithm of a fraction: log 7/25 = log 7 + colog 25. Symbol: colog
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Origin of cologarithm

First recorded in 1880–85; co- + logarithm
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British Dictionary definitions for cologarithm

cologarithm
/ (kəʊˈlɒɡəˌrɪðəm) /

noun
the logarithm of the reciprocal of a number; the negative value of the logarithmthe cologarithm of 4 is log 1/4 Abbreviation: colog
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