base of logarithm


base of logarithm
основание логарифма

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  • Logarithm — The graph of the logarithm to base 2 crosses the x axis (horizontal axis) at 1 and passes through the points with coordinates (2, 1), (4, 2), and (8, 3) …   Wikipedia

  • Logarithm — Log a*rithm (l[o^]g [.a]*r[i^][th] m), n. [Gr. lo gos word, account, proportion + ariqmo s number: cf. F. logarithme.] (Math.) One of a class of auxiliary numbers, devised by John Napier, of Merchiston, Scotland (1550 1617), to abridge… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • base — base1 [bās] n. [ME < OFr bas < L basis,BASIS] 1. the thing or part on which something rests; lowest part or bottom; foundation 2. the fundamental or main part, as of a plan, organization, system, theory, etc. 3. the principal or essential… …   English World dictionary

  • logarithm — [lôg′ə rith΄əm, läg′ə rithəm] n. [ModL logarithmus < Gr logos, a word, proportion, ratio (see LOGIC) + arithmos, number (see ARITHMETIC)] Math. the exponent expressing the power to which a fixed number (the base) must be raised in order to… …   English World dictionary

  • logarithm — ► NOUN ▪ a quantity representing the power to which a fixed number (the base) must be raised to produce a given number. ORIGIN from Greek logos reckoning, ratio + arithmos number …   English terms dictionary

  • logarithm — /law geuh ridh euhm, rith , log euh /, n. Math. the exponent of the power to which a base number must be raised to equal a given number; log: 2 is the logarithm of 100 to the base 10 (2 = log10 100). [1605 15; < NL logarithmus < Gk lóg(os) LOG +… …   Universalium

  • logarithm — n. 1 one of a series of arithmetic exponents tabulated to simplify computation by making it possible to use addition and subtraction instead of multiplication and division. 2 the power to which a fixed number or base ({{}}see BASE(1) 7) must be… …   Useful english dictionary

  • base — I. noun (plural bases) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin basis, from Greek, step, base, from bainein to go more at come Date: 13th century 1. a. (1) the lower part of a wall, pier, or column considered as a separate… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • logarithm — noun Etymology: New Latin logarithmus, from log + Greek arithmos number more at arithmetic Date: circa 1616 the exponent that indicates the power to which a base number is raised to produce a given number < the logarithm of 100 to the base 10 is… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • logarithm — log•a•rithm [[t]ˈlɔ gəˌrɪð əm, ˌrɪθ , ˈlɒg ə [/t]] n. math. the exponent of the power to which a base number must be raised to equal a given number; log: 2 is the logarithm of 100 to the base 10 (2 = log10 100) • Etymology: 1605–15; < NL… …   From formal English to slang

  • logarithm — /ˈlɒgərɪðəm / (say loguhridhuhm) noun the exponent of that power to which a fixed number (called the base) must be raised in order to produce a given number (called the antilogarithm): 3 is the logarithm of 8 to the base 2. {New Latin logarithmus …   Australian English dictionary