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See also: Logarithmus




logarithmus m (genitive logarithmī); second declension

  1. (mathematics) logarithm
    • 1620, John Napier, Mirifici Logarithmorum Canonis Constructio, Preface by Robert Napier, p. 3:
      Habes igitur (Lector benevole) in hoc libellо, doctrinam constructionis Logarithmorum (quos híc numeros artificiales appellat; hunc enim tractatum, ante inventam Logarithmorum vocem, apud se pro aliquot annos conscriptum habuerat) copiosissime explicatam; in qua eorum natura, symptomata, ас variae ad naturales eorum numeros habitudines perspicue demonstrantur.
      You have therefore (kind Reader) in this pamphlet, the teaching of the construction of Logarithms (which here he calls artificial numbers; indeed he had had in this treatise written by it for some years before the name of Logarithms was found) most copiously explained; in which are clearly shown the nature and characteristics of them, as well as the various conditions for their natural numbers.


Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative logarithmus logarithmī
Genitive logarithmī logarithmōrum
Dative logarithmō logarithmīs
Accusative logarithmum logarithmōs
Ablative logarithmō logarithmīs
Vocative logarithme logarithmī

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