| Dudley Leavitt - 1830 - 109 lehte
...^4828^25 is 69.68,4741 Q. 75.1 Ifl. nearly. MISCELLANEOUS SUBJECTS. OF SPECIFIC GRAVITIES. Definition. **The specific gravity of a body is its weight compared with the weight of** its bulk of pure water. Principle. If a body which will sink in water be first weighed in air and then... | |
| 1835
...might have called twenty ounces, and twenty ounces and a half, their specific gravity respectively. " **The specific gravity of a body is its weight, compared with the weight of** another body, whose magnitude is the same." — Vince. This definition differs in appearance from the... | |
| William Buckland - 1837 - 747 lehte
...ascertained the existence of small red eye-specks at the extremity of the rays of the Asterias. P. 328. **The specific gravity of a body, is its weight, compared with the weight of** another body, whose magnitude is the same ; hence, if a body which occupies any given space in water... | |
| Denison Olmsted - 1837 - 359 lehte
...direction is exactly counterbalanced by an equal pressure in the opposite direction. Specific Gravity. 246. **The Specific Gravity of a body, is its weight compared with the weight of** another body of the same bulk, taken as a standard. Water is the standard for all solids and liquids,... | |
| Denison Olmsted - 1838
...is exactly counterbalanced by an equal pressure in the opposite direction. OF SPECIFIC GRAVITY. 396. **The Specific Gravity of a body, is its weight compared with the weight of** another body of the samt bulk, taken as a standard. » * The bellows rises through so small a space,... | |
| Charles Waterhouse - 1842 - 166 lehte
...quantity of matter, and inversely as its diameter. (98) II. SPECIFIC GRAVITY. DEFINITION AND PRINCIPLE. 1. **The specific gravity of a body is its weight compared with the weight of** its bulk of pure water, a cubic foot of water weighing 1000 ounces and being 1.000. 2. If a body which... | |
| Charles WATERHOUSE - 1844 - 12 lehte
...quantity of matter, and inversely as its diameter. SPECIFIC GRAVITY. DEFINITION AND PRINCIPLE. * 1. **The specific gravity of a body is its weight compared with the weight of** its bulk of pure water, a cubic foot of water weighing 1000 ounces, and. being 1.000. 2. If a body... | |
| Denison Olmsted - 1844 - 592 lehte
...is exactly counterbalanced by an equal pressure in the opposite direction. OP SPECIFIC GRAVITY. 396. **The Specific Gravity of a body, is its weight compared with the weight of** another body of the same bulk, taken as a standard. Water is the standard for all solids and liquids,... | |
| John Thomas Crossley - 1845
...divisions of the earth, and called the torrid, the north and south temperate, 312 SPECIFIC GRAVITIES. **THE specific gravity of a body is its weight compared with the** same bulk of water. The body is weighed in air, then weighed in water. The weight in air divided by... | |
| C. List - 1846 - 162 lehte
...a little bladder containing compressed air, and when they wish to rise they permit this to expand. **The Specific Gravity of a body, is its weight compared with the weight of an equal bulk of** some other body. Thus, a cubic inch of gold is as heavy as 19 cubic inches of water; its specific gravity... | |
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