logarithmancy

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Etymology[edit]

Blend of logarithm and arithmancy.

Noun[edit]

logarithmancy (uncountable)

  1. Divination using logarithms.
    • 1652 Gaule The Magastromancer xix.
      Logarithmancy, by Logarithmes...
    • 1973 Gibson Complete Illust. Bk Div. & Prophecy
      LOGARITHMANCY: A mathematical method of divination performed with the aid of logarithms. Now supplanted by modern computers.