Dictionary.com

logarithmic

[ law-guh-rith-mik, -rith-, log-uh- ]
/ ˌlɔ gəˈrɪð mɪk, -ˈrɪθ-, ˌlɒg ə- /
Save This Word!

adjective Mathematics.
pertaining to a logarithm or logarithms.
(of an equation) having a logarithm as one or more of its unknowns.
(of a function)
  1. pertaining to the function y = logx.
  2. expressible by means of logarithms.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.
Also log·a·rith·mi·cal .

Origin of logarithmic

First recorded in 1690–1700; logarithm + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM logarithmic

log·a·rith·mi·cal·ly, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use logarithmic in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for logarithmic

logarithmic

logarithmical

/ (ˌlɒɡəˈrɪðmɪk) /

adjective
of, relating to, using, or containing logarithms of a number or variable
consisting of, relating to, or using points or lines whose distances from a fixed point or line are proportional to the logarithms of numbers
Abbreviation: log

Derived forms of logarithmic

logarithmically, adverb
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK