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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The number for which a given logarithm stands; for example, where log x equals y, then x is the antilogarithm of y.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The number of which a given number is the logarithm (to a given base).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The number corresponding to a logarithm. The word has been sometimes, though rarely, used to denote the complement of a given logarithm; also the logarithmic cosine corresponding to a given logarithmic sine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In mathematics: The complement of the logarithm of any sine, tangent, or secant up to that of 90 degrees.
  • n. As commonly used, the number corresponding to any logarithm.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the number of which a given number is the logarithm

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