| Roger Cotes - Air - 1747 - 289 pages
...balance, placed at the bottom of a large veflel full of water as reprefented in FIG. 26. For having found **the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the** bubble (by immerling it wholly in the water of the cylindrical glafs abovementioned) and alfo the excefs... | |
| English essays - 1764 - 370 pages
...as much weight into the fcale as will reftore the balance to aa equipoife ; and this weight will be **the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the** quickfilver. Laftly, divide the weight of the quickfilver in air by the weight of its bulk of water,... | |
| James Ferguson - 1764
...weight into the oppofite fcale as will reftore the balance to an equipoife; and this weight will be **the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the** quickfilver. Laftly, divide the weight of the quickfilver in air, by the weight of its bulk of water,... | |
| James Ferguson - Astronomy - 1776 - 444 pages
...weight into the oppofite fcale as will reItore the balance to an equipoife -, and this •weight will ba **the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the** quickfilver. Laftly, divide the weight of the quickfilver in air, by the weight of its bulk of water,... | |
| John Playfair - 1812
...may suppose to be nearly the same with its weight in air), and if W be its weight in water, W — W **is the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the** body: It follows from § 30, that the weight of any body divided by the weight of an equal bulk of... | |
| Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1816
...bulk of water; which, as air is no lei's than 800 limes lighter than water, is very nearly equal to **the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the** included air. A common balance is not convenient for weighing the bottles under water, without fome... | |
| John Ayrton Paris - Pharmaceutical chemistry - 1825 - 586 pages
...from that of the heavier body, and add the remainder to that of the former in air, we shall obtain **the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the** lighter body, and we have then only to divide the weight of the lighter body in air by this last mentioned... | |
| William Newton, Charles Frederick Partington - Industrial arts - 1826
...matter in the sand. Now, by marking the number of grains of water held by the narrow tube b, c, on a **graduated scale attached to it, we can find at once...and by comparing this with the weight of the sand** we have its true specific gravity. Aware that some solid bodies, sueh as charcoal, hold much condensed... | |
| Michael Faraday - Chemistry - 1827 - 646 pages
...solid matter in the sand. Now by marking the number of grains of water held by the narrow tube be on a **graduated scale attached to it, we can find at once...and by comparing this with the weight of the sand,** '• we have its true specific gravity. When this apparatus is not at hand, and the substance is in... | |
| Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1827
...matter in the sand. Now, by marking1 the number of grains of water held by the narrow tube, Ь c, on a **graduated scale attached to it, we can find at once...and by comparing this with the weight of the sand** we have iti true specific gravity. U x Aware that some solid bodies, such as charcoal, hold much condensed... | |
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