common logarithm

noun

Definition of common logarithm

: a logarithm whose base is 10

First Known Use of common logarithm

circa 1683, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of common logarithm was circa 1683

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“Common logarithm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/common%20logarithm. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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