logarithmic function. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
"As you can see, the number 1 predominates at every step of the progression, as it does in logarithmic sequences.". From Wordnik.com. [Boing Boing: January 22, 2006 - January 28, 2006 Archives] Reference
The Richter Scale is logarithmic, that is an increase of 1 magnitude unit represents a factor of ten times in amplitude. From Wordnik.com. [Lake Chapala Geology] Reference
The response curve for temperature levels off (a 'logarithmic' curve) as CO2 rises. From Wordnik.com. [On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...] Reference
As it unfolds, the index finger moves along the same kind of logarithmic spiral that unfolds in the myriad forms of nature (B). From Wordnik.com. [UUpdates - All updates] Reference
In many applications, though, the number of scales is a "logarithmic" quantity and thus of lower order interest when compared against the. From Wordnik.com. [What's new] Reference
What is a table of logarithmic sines, co-sines, etc.?. From Wordnik.com. [Scientific American Supplement, No. 561, October 2, 1886] Reference
The diagram measured distance on a logarithmic scale. From Wordnik.com. [The Ringworld Throne]
Quake magnitudes are calculated on a logarithmic scale. From Wordnik.com. [Why Bigger Quake Sows Less Damage] Reference
Near the balance a large logarithmic scale is fixed with. From Wordnik.com. [Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 "Bulgaria" to "Calgary"] Reference
The hard part is reading the logarithmic scale correctly. From Wordnik.com. [whyjakeisodd Diary Entry] Reference
Earthquake magnitudes are measured on a logarithmic scale. From Wordnik.com. [How Milton Friedman Saved Chile] Reference
Do we measure well-being on a linear scale, or is it logarithmic?. From Wordnik.com. [Sam Harris: Toward a Science of Morality] Reference
A semi-logarithmic plot of these data overcomes these disadvantages. From Wordnik.com. [Materials and economic growth] Reference
My guess would be to create a more logarithmic weighting to each poll. From Wordnik.com. [TPM Track Composite: Obama's Lead Expands Again] Reference
Soon after Gunter's publication (1620) of these "logarithmic lines," Edmund. From Wordnik.com. [Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 "Bulgaria" to "Calgary"] Reference
People forget that wealth distribution is logarithmic in nature, not linear. From Wordnik.com. [New Movie: McCain's Million-Dollar Parking Lot] Reference
From the logarithmic form of Boltzmann entropy the proportion, by volume, is. From Wordnik.com. [Information Processing and Thermodynamic Entropy] Reference
This is in logarithmic scale with a circle around the last few years of activity. From Wordnik.com. [Hale "Bonddad" Stewart: Inflation from Money Creation Isn't a Problem] Reference
That is why plotted on a graph, C02's ability to capture heat follows a logarithmic curve. From Wordnik.com. [Notable & Quotable] Reference
It compares total material supply in a semi-logarithmic plot and a normal, arithmetic plot. From Wordnik.com. [Materials and economic growth] Reference
If fact, if this trend continues we will soon have to change the scale to a logarithmic one. From Wordnik.com. [On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...] Reference
Its perfect logarithmic spiral coils from left to right around an axis of fundamental truth. From Wordnik.com. [Skinny Legs and All]
The vertical axis is a logarithmic representation of the extent, ranging from 100 to 100,000 km2. From Wordnik.com. [Arctic freshwater environments] Reference
I think this ratio is about right, when translated to the bong-hit scale (which I see as logarithmic). From Wordnik.com. [String Theory is Losing the Public Debate] Reference
John Napier (and perhaps also Jost Bürger) created the logarithmic (and hence also exponential) functions. From Wordnik.com. [Dictionary of the History of Ideas] Reference
This is an inverted logarithmic graph, to show a decline in dollar value as a move in the downward direction. From Wordnik.com. [Nathan Lewis: What Happened to the Middle Class?] Reference
ROBERTS: When you look at his rise in the polls it's almost a logarithmic curve the way it goes up so sharply. From Wordnik.com. [CNN Transcript Dec 14, 2007] Reference
The NYPD Report makes an unsupported claim that violent ideologies are “proliferating at a logarithmic rate.”. From Wordnik.com. [Senate hearing on: "The Role of Local Law Enforcement in Battling Violent Islamic Extremism"] Reference
Since the time-axis is logarithmic, the repetitive pattern suggests that change is accelerating in a regular fashion. From Wordnik.com. [Great Transition~ Where Are We] Reference
But while computing power and storage make advances in logarithmic scale, batteries seem to follow Not Much More's law. From Wordnik.com. [Steven Levy: Why the iPhone Is Almost Perfect] Reference
Now, we can argue whether the increase of quality as a function of price is really linear, or something closer to logarithmic. From Wordnik.com. [The Best Things in Life Can Be Pricey] Reference
This one here is really only moderate, and the amount of energy released as the Richter scale numbers get larger is logarithmic. From Wordnik.com. [Fault Line]
They say you have to use logarithmic calculations, and that means it's gone up maybe 10 to 12 times in strength from 2006, Suzanne. From Wordnik.com. [CNN Transcript May 25, 2009] Reference
The financial scale of WW II does in no way compare (not even on a logarithmic scale) to the cost of reducing US energy consumption. From Wordnik.com. [Stefan Roberts: Why the Exxon Directors Need to Exxit, Fast] Reference
On a semi-logarithmic graph, the slopes of the curves are a measure of the growth rate of each material category during the 20th century. From Wordnik.com. [Materials and economic growth] Reference
The visual representation of the Great Depression on the semi-logarithmic plot is significantly greater than all other economic downturns. From Wordnik.com. [Materials and economic growth] Reference
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