Associations to the word «Napier»


NAPIER, proper noun. A Scottish occupational surname​ for someone who sold table linen, or was in charge of the linen of a great house.
NAPIER, proper noun. John Napier, Scottish mathematician etc
NAPIER, proper noun. A male given name transferred from the surname.
NAPIER, proper noun. A city in New Zealand.
NAPIER, proper noun. A village in Western Cape, South Africa.
NAPIER, proper noun. An unincorporated community in West Virginia.
NAPIER GRASS, noun. Pennisetum purpureum, a perennial tropical grass native to Africa.
NAPIER GRASSES, noun. Plural of Napier grass

Dictionary definition

NAPIER, noun. Scottish mathematician who invented logarithms; introduced the use of the decimal point in writing numbers (1550-1617).

Wise words

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