The English Cyclopaedia; A New Dictionary of Universal Knowledge [And Supplements] Volume 22

The English Cyclopaedia; A New Dictionary of Universal Knowledge [And Supplements] Volume 22

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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. 1861 edition. Excerpt: ...about half dried it is rubbed over with the oil of cocoa: it is again exposed to the sun to dry, and oiled again a second time. The fruit is then collected in smallhbundles, and wrapped up in the leaves of the Indian reed, and sold to t e Europeans. It is used to flavour chocolate. VANISH (Mathematics). A quantity is said to vanish, or to become evanescent, when its arithmetical value is nothing, or denoted by 0. When the evanescent quantity is only a part of another, there is seldom or never any more difliculty about the case in which it vanishes than about that in which it takes any other specified value: l)1ll1lZeWl1t1D. the whole of "gist is undiartgonsidgraticliln vanisheseezlilnybclir n o ose views ma e require ren er is case in igi e which are explained lIlyN0'I'HING; Inrinirn; LIMITS; RATIOS, Pnnsi-1 Aim ULTIMATE; Bic. And in particular the phrase of two quantities vanishing in a. certain ratio is to be referred to the last of the articles cited. Vhen a value given to it letter "makes an expression vanish, or reduces it to 0, it would be very convenient to say that the given value nullifies, and is a rmllifler of the expression: but this language is not used. VANISHING FRACTIONS. FRAO'l'IONS, V1misn1.'o. VANISHING POll: IT, LINE, &c. Psnsrncrrvnz _ VAPORISATION is the process by which a liqiud on being su1ficiently heated passes ofi' in the form of vapour. It differs from Evsronivrion in being generally an artificial and a quicker process, while the latter is spontaneous. VAPOUR. There are many substances, both fluid and solid, which when exposed to tlllie air, or t3 the more pplwerful (Lg(13I1Cy of heat, cfio _ oduall but tots dissipate, owing to t eir psrtic cs assuming t c gate of...show more

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  • Paperback | 910 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 46mm | 1,592g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236783646
  • 9781236783646