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.
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- 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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The inverse of the logarithm is call the antilogarithm
The antilogarithm function is another name for the inverse of the logarithmic function.
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Although the above practical advantages are not important for numerical work today, they are used in graphical analysis (see The antilogarithm