Napier definition by Webster's New World
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Napier, John 1550-1617; Scot. mathematician: inventor of logarithms
Napier definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, John. Laird of Merchiston. 1550-1617.
Scottish mathematician who invented logarithms and introduced the use of the decimal point in writing numbers.