The Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Manufactures; Embracing in All Nearly Three Thousand Articles on Arts and Sciences Volume 1

The Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Manufactures; Embracing in All Nearly Three Thousand Articles on Arts and Sciences Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ...' Acid, sulphuric........ nitric.................... muriatic........................... acetous, red.......... white...._.................. dis-tilled............... acetic..................--.......... Spirits, or volatile oil of turpentine......... ' lavender.......... cloves............ 1 cinnamon....... Oil of olives........................... sweet almonds........_.............. linseed...................5.'....... ' poppy-seed........ whales......................... Mill-:, human............................ mare's.............................. ass's....... goat's.............................._ ewe's........... C0lil'Scents, .. Q-cccococcooooooocoooococi Human blood............ Alcohol, or pure spirit, at 60 Fahrenheit...._ Proof-spirit, according to the excise laws.... Ether, sulphuric.......... 1.841 to 0.001 220.001305 Hydr0g_engas....................... 0.000091 gas'....................... I Specgfic Gravities qf Mixtures qf Spirit' and Distilled Water, at the temperature qf 608. I ) I O I O 5+ I rs---' ' The results in this table were obtained with spirit, the specific gravity of which was 0.825, an it was found diflicult to obtain, of greater purity, the quantity required.--Vida Gilpin's tables, Philoa. Tram. for 1790, 1792, and 1794. Hydrostatics. Nature of the diving-bell. Spoc. Grav. 20 grains of spirit to 100 grains of water, 0.97771 15----100----0.98176 10----100----0.98654 5----140--'-0.99244 Or 1-us DIVING Bets. The nature of the diving-bell may easily be understood, by reflecting on the facility with which air may be retained under water, in vessels open only at the bottom, because air, like any solid, prevents other bodies from occupying the place it occupies itselfshow more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236765400
  • 9781236765406