definition of logarithmically by The Free Dictionary

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log·a·rithm

 (lô′gə-rĭth′əm, lŏg′ə-)

n. Mathematics

The power to which a base, such as 10, must be raised to produce a given number. If nx = a, the logarithm of a, with n as the base, is x; symbolically, logn a = x. For example, 103 = 1,000; therefore, log10 1,000 = 3. The kinds most often used are the common logarithm (base 10), the natural logarithm (base e), and the binary logarithm (base 2).



log′a·rith′mic (-rĭth′mĭk), log′a·rith′mi·cal (-mĭ-kəl) adj.

log′a·rith′mi·cal·ly adv.

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Adv. 1. logarithmically – in a logarithmic manner; “data plotted logarithmically with respect to time is shown in Figure 2”

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