A School Compendium of Natural and Experimental Philosophy, Embracing the Elementary Principles of Mechanics, Hydrostatics, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Acoustics, Pyronomics, Optics, Electricity, Galvanism, Magnetism, Electro-magnetism, Magneto-electricity, and Astronomy: Containing Also a Description of the Steam and Locomotive Engines, and of the Electro-magnetic Telegraph

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Collins & brother, 1860 - 470 sivua
 

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Sivu 200 - The trunk of an elephant that can pick up a pin or rend an oak is as nothing to it. It can engrave a seal, and crush masses of obdurate metal...
Sivu 147 - Whatever change of weather suddenly follows a change in the barometer, may be expected to last but a short time. Thus, if fair weather follow immediately the rise of the mercury, there will be very little of it; and, in the same way, if foul weather follow the fall of the mercury, it will last but a short time.
Sivu 118 - ... 2, and by this pressure forced into the spout. where, meeting with the particle 3, it presses it upwards, and this pressure will be continued from 3 to 4, from 4 to 5, and so on, till the water in the spout has risen to a level with that in the body of the vessel. If water be poured into the spout, the water will rise in the same manner...
Sivu 352 - The third law teaches that, in the motion of the planets, the squares of the times of revolution are as the cubes of the mean distances from the sun...
Sivu 46 - B it receives in return a blow equal to that which it gave, but in a contrary direction, and its motion is thereby stopped, or, rather, given to B. Therefore, when a body strikes against another, the quantity of motion communicated to the second body is...
Sivu 70 - Horeb," a voice was heard, saying, " draw nigh hither, and put off thy shoes from off thy feet; for the place where thou standest is holy ground.
Sivu 318 - ... strands of copper bell-wire, covered with cotton threads, each thirty-one feet long : about eighteen inches of the ends are left projecting, so that only twenty-eight feet of each actually surround the iron ; the aggregate length of the coils is therefore 728 feet. Each strand is wound on a little less than an inch : in the middle of the horseshoe it forms three thicknesses of wire, and on the ends, or near the poles, it is wound so as to form six thicknesses.
Sivu 141 - ... and exhalations from the earth, which float in it, and act in some degree as a covering, which preserves us equally from the intensity of the sun's rays, and from the severity of the cold.
Sivu 147 - ... may be expected to last but a short time. Thus, if fair weather follow immediately the rise of the mercury, there will be very little of it ; and, in the same way, if foul weather follow the fall of the mercury, it will last but a short time. 4. If fair weather continue for several days, during which the mercury continually falls, a long succession of...
Sivu 247 - To remedy this defect, achromatic lenses were formed by the union of a convex lens of crown glass with a concave lens of flint glass.

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