from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Math.) 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • noun the number of which a given number is the logarithm


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