Logarithmical
Logarithmic Log`a*rith"mic, Logarithmical Log`a*rith"mic*al, a. [Cf. F. logarithmique.] 1. Of or pertaining to logarithms; consisting of logarithms. [1913 Webster]

2. Using logarithms; as, logarithmic graph paper; a logarithmic scale. [PJC]

3. Having a logarithm in one or more of the unknowns; -- of an equation. [PJC]

{Logarithmic curve} (Math.), a curve which, referred to a system of rectangular co["o]rdinate axes, is such that the ordinate of any point will be the logarithm of its abscissa.

{Logarithmic spiral}, a spiral curve such that radii drawn from its pole or eye at equal angles with each other are in continual proportion. See {Spiral}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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