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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  • Napierian — /neuh pear ee euhn/, adj. of, pertaining to, or formulated by John Napier. [1810 20; NAPIER + IAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • napierian — nÉ™ pɪrɪən / pɪər adj. of the work of John Napier (Scottish mathematician) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • napierian — na·pier·i·an …   English syllables

  • napierian — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Napierian logarithm — [nə pir′ē ən] n. [after NAPIER John] NATURAL LOGARITHM …   English World dictionary

  • 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

  • Napierian logarithm — Logarithm Log a*rithm (l[o^]g [.a]*r[i^][th] m), n. [Gr. lo gos word, account, proportion + ariqmo s number: cf. F. logarithme.] (Math.) One of a class of auxiliary numbers, devised by John Napier, of Merchiston, Scotland (1550 1617), to abridge… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Napierian logarithm — natūrinis logaritmas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. Napierian logarithm; natural logarithm vok. natürlicher Logarithmus, m; Neperscher Logarithmus, m rus. натуральный логарифм, m pranc. logarithme naturel, m; logarithme népérien, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Napierian logarithm — noun Etymology: John Napier Date: 1816 natural logarithm …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Napierian logarithm — Math. See natural logarithm. [1810 20] * * * …   Universalium

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