logarithm
playSimple Definition of logarithm

mathematics : a number that shows how many times a base number (such as ten) is multiplied by itself to produce a third number (such as 100)
Origin of logarithm
New Latin logarithmus, from log + Greek arithmos number — more at arithmetic
First Known Use: circa 1616
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