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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Modern Latin
Origin: logarithmus, from Greek logos ( LOGIC) + arithmos 'number'

logarithm

noun
     
Related topics: Maths, Numbers
log‧a‧rith‧m [countable] technical
HM a number representing another number in a mathematical system so that complicated calculations can be done as simple addition

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