Naperian logarithms
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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  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • e — • base of Naperian logarithms; • origin of own ship s true vector; • eccentricity …   Maritime acronyms and abbreviations

  • logarithm — /law geuh ridh euhm, rith , log euh /, n. Math. the exponent of the power to which a base number must be raised to equal a given number; log: 2 is the logarithm of 100 to the base 10 (2 = log10 100). [1605 15; < NL logarithmus < Gk lóg(os) LOG +… …   Universalium

  • Napierian logarithm — The term Napierian logarithm, or Naperian logarithm, is often used to mean the natural logarithm. However, as first defined by John Napier, it is a function given by (in terms of the modern logarithm): A plot of the Napierian logarithm for inputs …   Wikipedia

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