Definition of Napierian logarithm in English:

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Napierian logarithm

Pronunciation: /nāˈpi(ə)rēən/ Pronunciation: /nə-/


Another term for natural logarithm.
Example sentences
  • The Napierian logarithm can be given in terms of the modern logarithm by solving equation for, giving
  • The D 37 of each protein was obtained from the curve of the Napierian logarithm of the remaining intact protein versus radiation dose.
  • In any case it is curious to note that the Napierian logarithm of 2 was printed before the year 1500, with an approximation of 3 per 100.


Early 19th century: named after J. Napier (see Napier, John).

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Syllabification: Na·pier·i·an log·a·rithm

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