Definition of logarithm:
mathematics (part of speech: noun)
- cube root,
- differential calculus,
- square root,
He must have regretted that the discovery was not made early enough to save him a vast amount of labour in computations, but he managed to find time to compute some logarithm tables for himself, though he does not seem to have understood quite what Napier had done, and though with his usual honesty he gave full credit to the Scottish baron for his invention.- "Kepler", Walter W. Bryant.
- "The Fourth R", George Oliver Smith.