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common logarithm

noun Mathematics.
  1. a logarithm having 10 as the base.
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Origin of common logarithm

First recorded in 1890–95
Also called Briggsian logarithm.
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British Dictionary definitions for common logarithm

common logarithm

noun
  1. a logarithm to the base ten. Usually written log or log 10Compare natural logarithm
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common logarithm in Science

common logarithm

  1. A logarithm having 10 as its base. Compare natural logarithm.
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