[ 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)
  1. pertaining to the function y = logx.
  2. expressible by means of logarithms.
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
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British Dictionary definitions for logarithmic



/ (ˌlɒɡəˈrɪðmɪk) /


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
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