Definition of common logarithm in English:

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common logarithm


A logarithm to the base 10.
Example sentences
  • It is relatively easy to convert common logarithms to natural logarithms or vice versa, if necessary.
  • The first table of common logarithms was compiled by the English mathematician Henry Briggs.
  • The notation is used by physicists, engineers, and calculator keypads to denote the common logarithm.

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Syllabification: com·mon log·a·rithm

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