Definitions of logarithmic

  1. of or relating to or using logarithms; " logarithmic function"
  2. Alt. of Logarithmical
  3. Pertaining to or consisting of logarithms.
  4. Consisting of or done by logarithms.

Usage examples for logarithmic

  1. That this quality of line is distinct from form may be shown by the simple experiment of turning a spiral- a logarithmic spiral, let us say- in different ways about its focus. – The Psychology of Beauty by Ethel D. Puffer
  2. The curve is a logarithmic spiral, and the use of the instrument involves no other labor than that of setting it in position. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  3. Besides tables of squares, cubes, and portions of logarithmic tables, it possesses the power of calculating certain series whose differences are not constant; and it has already tabulated parts of series formed from the following equations: The third differential of ux units figur of delta ux The third differential of ux nearest whole no. – On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures by Charles Babbage
  4. Sixty seconds later the Brainchild began her long, logarithmic drop toward the surface of Eisberg. – Unwise Child by Gordon Randall Garrett
  5. To have done with this part of our subject, here is another property of the logarithmic spiral. – The Life of the Spider by J. Henri Fabre
  6. 271- 276. Assign for Night Reading Arts, in Bowditch: 183- 184- 185- 186- 187- 188- 189- 194- 259- 260- 261- 262- 263- 264- 265- 266- 267- 268. Also, one of the examples of Mercator sailing to be done by both the Inspection and Logarithmic method. – Lectures in Navigation by Ernest Gallaudet Draper
  7. And the new library at the end, with its greys and greens, its logarithmic computators at every table, was a miracle of mental convenience. – Marriage by H. G. Wells
  8. The logarithmic spiral describes an endless number of circuits around its pole, to which it constantly draws nearer without ever being able to reach it. – The Life of the Spider by J. Henri Fabre
  9. Picture a flexible thread wound round a logarithmic spiral. – The Life of the Spider by J. Henri Fabre
  10. Each invention leads to new inventions and each discovery to new discoveries; invention breeds invention, science begets science, the children of knowledge produce their kind in larger and larger families; the process goes on from decade to decade, from generation to generation, and the spectacle we behold is that of advancement in scientific knowledge and technological power according to the law and rate of a rapidly increasing geometric progression or logarithmic function. – Manhood of Humanity. by Alfred Korzybski
  11. The first and third parts contain logarithmic and other tables for the purpose of facilitating astronomical calculations; in the second are tables of the Sun, Moon, and planets; and in the fourth are indicated the positions of one thousand stars as determined by Tycho. – The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost' by Thomas Orchard
  12. Its extremity will not leave the plane and will describe a logarithmic spiral within it. – The Life of the Spider by J. Henri Fabre