Asiatick Researches; Or, Transactions Volume 4

Asiatick Researches; Or, Transactions Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1807 edition. Excerpt: ...insert only the opposite abstract, or Synopsis, of the observations made on the Barometer. THE STATEMENT. XI. /' The sum of my observations respecting the four Periodical Diurnal Revolutions of the Barometer which I have described, appears at one view in the preceding Synoptical Arrangement, and when stated precisely in numbers, amounts to this: --1st, That on every day of the thirty comprehended in the Record, excepting one (a), the Barometer constantly fell between ten at night and six in the morning; and that progressively, and without any intermediate rising, excepting in one instance (b). d, That on every day of the thirty comprehended in the Record, without one exception, (a) Between the 20th and 21st--Vide Synopsis (b) Between the 22d and 23d--ditto.. the Barometer constantly rose between six and ten in the morning; and that progressively, and without any intermediate falling, excepting in two instances (c) (d). 3d, That on every day of the thirty comprehended in the Record, without one exception, the Barometer constantly fell between ten in the morning and six in the evening; and that progressively, and without any intermediate rising in any instance. 4-tfi, That on every day of the thirty comprehended in the Record, excepting two (e) (f), the Barometer constantly rose between six and ten in the evening; and that progressively, and without any intermediate falling in any instance. THE INFERENCE. XII, From the preceding statement of the coincidences observed in these four portions of the day, it appears that we reasonably infer the following propositions, limited to Calcutta in the month of April 1794. 1st, That, in the interval between ten at night and six in the morning, there existed a prevailing tendency in the Mercury to fall....show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236615557
  • 9781236615558