# Napierian

[nuh-peer-ee-uh n]

- of, relating to, or formulated by John Napier.

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## Origin of Napierian

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### Historical Examples of napierian

List's patent is for an improvement on the Napierian system and was granted in 1891.

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This is the largest Napierian canon that has ever been published.

The logarithms are strictly Napierian, and the arrangement is identical with that in the canon of 1614.

Similarly the continued fraction given by Euler as equivalent to (e - 1) (e being the base of Napierian logarithms), viz.

The symbol e for the base of the Napierian logarithms was introduced by Euler .