Napier

HMS Napier was a British Javelin Class destroyer of 1695 tons displacement launched in 1939. She was armed with six 4.7-inch guns; six smaller guns and ten 21-inch torpedo tubes. She was powered by two Admiralty 3-drum type boilers providing a top speed of 36 knots and carried a complement of 183.Originally the flotilla leader, following the Second...
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Napier

Meaning as a surname: Someone concerned with table-linen.
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Napier

[n] - Scottish mathematician who invented logarithms
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napier

Synonym: neper. ... Origin: John Napier, Scottish mathematician, 1550-1617 ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Napier

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

city and port, eastern North Island, New Zealand, on the southwestern shore of Hawke Bay. Laid out in 1856, the town was named for Sir Charles ... [1 related articles]
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Napier

Napier is a French boy name. The meaning of the name is `Linen Keeper` Where is it used? The name Napier is mainly used In English. The name Napier doesn`t appear In the US top 1000 most common names over de last 128 years. The name Napier seems to be unique!
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Napier

[surname] Napier ɪər is a surname with an English, Scottish or Polish origin. The British surname Napier is derived from an occupational name for someone who sold or produced table linen; or for a naperer which was a servant who was responsible for the washing and storage of linen in a medieval household. The surname is derived from the M...
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Napier

[New Zealand electorate] Napier is a New Zealand parliamentary electorate, returning one Member of Parliament to the House of Representatives. The current MP for Napier is Chris Tremain of the National Party. Tremain is due to retire at the end of 2014. ==Population centres== The electorate includes the following population centres: ==Histo...
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Napier

Napier (nā'pēur) , city (1993 est. pop. 51,800), E central North Island, New Zealand, on Hawke Bay, close to Hastings. It is a major center for wool, as well as meat, fruit, and dairy exports; tourism is also important to the economy. When Napier suffered a severe earthquake in 1931,...
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Napier

Type: Term Definitions: 1. John, Scottish mathematician, 1550-1617. See: neper
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napier

Type: Term Pronunciation: nā′pē-ĕr Synonyms: neper
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