cologarithm


cologarithm
co•log•a•rithm
[[t]koʊˈlɔ gəˌrɪð əm, -ˌrɪθ əm, -ˈlɒg ə-[/t]] n.
math. the logarithm of the reciprocal of a number, often used in expressing the logarithm of a fraction
Etymology: 1880–85

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • Cologarithm — In mathematics, the base b cologarithm, sometimes shortened to colog, of a number is the base b logarithm of the reciprocal of the number. It is equal to the negative base b logarithm of the number. In chemistry, a decimal cologarithm is… …   Wikipedia

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  • cologarithm — noun Date: 1881 the logarithm of the reciprocal of a number …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cologarithm — /koh law geuh ridh euhm, rith euhm, log euh /, n. Math. the logarithm of the reciprocal of a number, often used in expressing the logarithm of a fraction: log 7/25 = log 7 + colog 25. Symbol: colog [1880 85; CO + LOGARITHM] * * * …   Universalium

  • cologarithm — noun The logarithm of the reciprocal of a number (equal to the negative of the original logarithm) …   Wiktionary

  • cologarithm — co·logarithm …   English syllables

  • colog — • cologarithm …   Maritime acronyms and abbreviations

  • colog — /koh lawg, log/, n. Symbol, Math. cologarithm. * * * colog /kōˈlog/ (mathematics) noun A cologarithm ORIGIN: Short form * * * colog (no period) or colog., cologarithm …   Useful english dictionary

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  • colog — abbreviation cologarithm …   New Collegiate Dictionary