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logarithmic

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

• Pertaining to the logarithmic curve.
• noun A logarithmic curve.
• Of or pertaining to logarithms; consisting of logarithms.

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

• adjective Of or pertaining to logarithms; consisting of logarithms.
• adjective Having a logarithm in one or more of the unknowns; -- of an equation.
• adjective (Math.) a curve which, referred to a system of rectangular coördinate axes, is such that the ordinate of any point will be the logarithm of its abscissa.
• adjective a spiral curve such that radii drawn from its pole or eye at equal angles with each other are in continual proportion. See Spiral.

• adjective mathematics Of, or relating to logarithms.

• adjective of or relating to or using logarithms

Etymologies

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Examples

• When numbers get closer as they get larger, the scale is called logarithmic.

HERE’S LOOKING AT EUCLID

• When numbers get closer as they get larger, the scale is called logarithmic.

HERE’S LOOKING AT EUCLID

• When numbers get closer as they get larger, the scale is called logarithmic.

HERE’S LOOKING AT EUCLID

• "As you can see, the number 1 predominates at every step of the progression, as it does in logarithmic sequences."

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• Jakob Bernouli, a mathematician from a great family of brilliant people, called the logarithmic spiral spira mirabilis, or "the Miraculous Spiral," so called because the size increases but its shape is unaltered with each successive curve.

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• Jakob Bernouli, a mathematician from a great family of brilliant people, called the logarithmic spiral spira mirabilis, or "the Miraculous Spiral," so called because the size increases but its shape is unaltered with each successive curve.

The Wonder of the Golden Proportions

• The Richter Scale is logarithmic, that is an increase of 1 magnitude unit represents a factor of ten times in amplitude.

Lake Chapala Geology

• The Richter Scale is logarithmic, that is an increase of 1 magnitude unit represents a factor of ten times in amplitude.

Lake Chapala Geology

• The Richter Scale is logarithmic, that is an increase of 1 magnitude unit represents a factor of ten times in amplitude.

Lake Chapala Geology

• The Richter Scale is logarithmic, that is an increase of 1 magnitude unit represents a factor of ten times in amplitude.

Lake Chapala Geology