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napiermore about napier

napier


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Napier 
  n  :  Scottish  mathematician;  invented  logarithms;  introduced  the 
  use  of  the  decimal  point  in  writing  numbers  (1550-1617) 
  [syn:  {Napier},  {John  Napier}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Napier,  WV 
  Zip  code(s):  26631 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Napier 
 
  Atkinson  &  Morrison,  St  Andrews  U;  design  began  ca  1985, 
  first  implementation  Napier88,  1988.  Based  on  {orthogonal 
  persistence},  permits  definition  and  manipulation  of 
  namespaces. 
 
  ["The  Napier88  Reference  Manual",  R.  Morrison  et  al  CS  Depts 
  St  Andrews  U  and  U  Glasgow,  Persistent  Programming  Research 
  Report  PPRR-77-89,  1989]. 
 
 




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