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  • adjective Of or relating to John Napier (1550–1617), Scottish mathematician who discovered logarithms.

Etymologies

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Napier +‎ -ian

Examples

  • Think what great intelligence is required by the Napierian system, to raise a decimal that never terminates, to a decimal power that never terminates, in order to produce an integral number.

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  • I repeated, quoting my favourite Napierian motto again.

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  • The wonderful calculations by logarithms, whether by the common system with a base of 10, or the Napierian system with a base of 2. 718+ a decimal that never terminates, are possible and reliable only because God made them so.

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  • Napier & Sons, invents the Napierian vacuum coffee machine to make coffee by distillation and filtration, but the idea is never patented.

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  • Thomas Smith & Son (Elkington & Company, Ltd., successors) began to manufacture at Glasgow, Scotland, about 1870, the Napierian vacuum coffee machine which had been invented in 1840 -- but never patented -- by

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  • Smith & Son, Glasgow, Scotland, (Elkington & Co., successors), begin the manufacture of the Napierian vacuum coffee-making machines for brewing coffee by distillation.

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  • The Napierian coffee machine has enjoyed great popularity in England.

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  • List's patent is for an improvement on the Napierian system and was granted in

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  • [10], although, confusingly natural logarithms are sometimes called Naperian (or Napierian) logarithms.

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  • Ltd., successors) began, in 1870, the manufacture of the Napierian coffee-making machine at Glasgow,

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