common logarithm

noun Mathematics.

a logarithm having 10 as the base.

Origin of common logarithm

First recorded in 1890–95
Also called Briggsian logarithm. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for common logarithm

common logarithm


a logarithm to the base ten. Usually written log or log 10Compare natural logarithm
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Scientific definitions for common logarithm

common logarithm

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