Definition of natural logarithm in English:

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natural logarithm

Pronunciation: /ˈnaCH(ə)rəl ˈlôɡəˌriT͟Həm/ /ˈläɡəˌriT͟Həm/
(abbreviation ln or loge)

noun

Mathematics
A logarithm to the base e (2.71828...).
Example sentences
  • Normally, when mathematicians talk about logarithms, they mean so-called natural logarithms, which are logarithms to base e.
  • Benjamin can also handle magic squares, natural logarithms, cube roots, and much more.
  • In his spare time, between 1844 and 1847, he calculated the natural logarithms of the first 1005000 numbers to 7 decimal places.

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Syllabification: nat·u·ral log·a·rithm

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