from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or discovered by, Napier, or Naper.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to John Napier (1550–1617), famous as the inventor of logarithms. See logarithm. Also Neperian.


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