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Napier

John, Scottish mathematician, 1550-1617. See: neper.

Napier,

John, Scottish mathematician, 1550-1617.
napier - unit for comparing the magnitude of two powers, usually in electricity or acoustics; it is one half of the natural logarithm of the ratio of the two powers. Synonym(s): neper (Np)
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