# logarithmic

[ law-guh-rith -mik, -rith-, log-uh- ]

/ ˌlɔ gəˈrɪð mɪk, -ˈrɪθ-, ˌlɒg ə- /

### adjective Mathematics.

pertaining to a logarithm or logarithms.

(of an equation) having a logarithm as one or more of its unknowns.

(of a function)

- pertaining to the function y = logx.
- expressible by means of logarithms.

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## Nearby words

Also log·a·rith·mi·cal.

Related formslog·a·rith·mi·cal·ly, adverb

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## 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 Formslogarithmically, adverb

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