[ US /ˈneɪpiɝ/ ]
  1. Scottish mathematician who invented logarithms; introduced the use of the decimal point in writing numbers (1550-1617)
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How To Use Napier In A Sentence

  • He scouted for a new location and found the 28-acre Napier Garden facility ideal for the purpose.
  • On his way to Napier today for a lunchtime walkabout Dr Brash said the vandalism ‘showed how far standards had slipped in the education system under Labour’.
  • Two cafés au lait for Bagado and I, and a double tarantula juice for Napier. BLOOD IS DIRT
  • Other topics to interest Carslaw throughout his career, which we have not touched on above, included an interest in non-euclidean geometry, Green's functions and the history of Napier's logarithms.
  • Researchers at Edinburgh Napier University produced a type of fuel called butanol using "pot ale" - the liquid residue from copper stills - and "draff," or leftover grain. Whiskey Biofuel Created By Scottish Scientists Can Be Used In Conventional Cars
  • Napier started playing rugby again and getting into his current buff shape.
  • In isolated locations (and on sites quelea should find irresistible), they planted plots of napier grass and shaped them with slightly narrowed waists where the barriers and traps could be easily erected. Chapter 23
  • It was a 17th century Scottish baron, John Napier, who first discovered the power of the logarithm as an important function in mathematics.
  • It's true that it all gets very silty when a few divers descend on the Port Napier, and it can be dangerous if penetrated, but there really is no need to enter this impressive minelayer, as it is beautiful viewed from a distance.
  • The Napier Commission favoured the enlargement of holdings to economically viable size.
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