**Logistic logarithms** — 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

**Logistic** — Lo*gis tic, Logistical Lo*gis tic*al, a. [Gr. ? skilled in calculating, ? to calculate, fr. lo gos word, number, reckoning: cf. F. logistique.] 1. Logical. [Obs.] Berkeley. [1913 Webster] 2. (Math.) Sexagesimal, or made on the scale of 60; as,… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Logistic regression** — In statistics, logistic regression is a model used for prediction of the probability of occurrence of an event by fitting data to a logistic curve. It makes use of several predictor variables that may be either numerical or categorical. For… … Wikipedia

**Proportional logarithms** — Logistic Lo*gis tic, Logistical Lo*gis tic*al, a. [Gr. ? skilled in calculating, ? to calculate, fr. lo gos word, number, reckoning: cf. F. logistique.] 1. Logical. [Obs.] Berkeley. [1913 Webster] 2. (Math.) Sexagesimal, or made on the scale of… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Binary logarithms** — 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

**Brigg's logarithms** — 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

**Common logarithms** — 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

**Gauss's logarithms** — 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

**Proportional logarithms** — 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

**Proportional logarithms** — Proportional Pro*por tion*al, a. [L. proportionalis: cf. F. proportionnel.] 1. Having a due proportion, or comparative relation; being in suitable proportion or degree; as, the parts of an edifice are proportional. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2.… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English