Definition of Napierian logarithm in English: Napierian logarithm
noun
Example sentences
‘The existence of e is implicit in John Napier's 1614 work on logarithms, and natural logarithms are sometimes inexactly dubbed Napierian logarithms.’ ‘For Napierian logarithms, the base is number ‘e’, called as Napier's base named after the mathematician Napier.’ ‘The D 37 of each protein was obtained from the curve of the Napierian logarithm of the remaining intact protein versus radiation dose.’ ‘The Napierian logarithm can be given in terms of the modern logarithm by solving equation for, giving’ ‘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.’ Origin Early 19th century: named after J. Napier (see Napier, John).
Pronunciation Napierian logarithm /neɪˈpɪərɪən/