the unit used to express the ratio of two amplitudes as a natural logarithm: equal to 8.68 dB. Abbreviation: Np
- Also na·pi·er [ney-pee-er] /ˈneɪ pi ər/ .
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How to use neper in a sentence
Which hint neper taking, he desired him at his return to call upon him again.
British Dictionary definitions for neper
a unit expressing the ratio of two quantities, esp amplitudes in telecommunications, equal to the natural logarithm of the ratio of the two quantities: Symbol: Np, N
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