Naperian
Napierian Na*pie"ri*an, Naperian Na*pe"ri*an,, a. Of, pertaining to, or discovered by, Napier, or Naper. [1913 Webster]

{Naperian logarithms}. See under {Logarithms}. [1913 Webster]


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