| Thomas Gill (patent-agent) - 1823
...water, then dividing its weight in the air by tlie loss of weight sustained in the liquid. This loss **is the weight of a volume of water equal to that of the** body. The quotient is the number sought. Nicholson's areometer serves to find these two weights with... | |
| George Fownes - 1845 - 460 pages
...the body of necessity displaces its own bulk— Hence, the weight lost, or supported by the water, **is the weight of a volume of water equal to that of the** body immersed. Whatever be the density of the substance, it will bo buoyed up to this amount; in the... | |
| George Fownes - 1847 - 460 pages
...the body of necessity displaces its own bulk— Hence, the weight lost, or supported by the water, **is the weight of a volume of water equal to that of the** body immersed. Whatever be the density of the substance, it will be buoyed up to this amount; in the... | |
| James Dwight Dana - 1850 - 711 pages
...an equal volume of water: that is, if a mineral weighs 120 grains out of water, but 90 on emersion, **it has lost 30 grains, which is the weight of a volume...instance 4 times as much as the water ; for 4x30 grains** equals J20 grains, which is the weight of the mineral. The rule for the process is, therefore,—Divide... | |
| George Fownes - 1850 - 516 pages
...the body of necessity displaces its own bulk— Hence, the weight lost, or supported by the water, **is the weight of a volume of water equal to that of the** body immersed. Whatever be the density of the substance it will be buoyed up to this amount ; in the... | |
| James Dwight Dana - 1854 - 533 pages
...an equal volume of water: that is, if a mineral weighs 120 grains out of water, but 90 on emersion, **it has lost 30 grains, which is the weight of a volume...instance 4 times as much as the water; for 4x30 grains** equals 120 grains, which is the weight of the mineral. The rule for the process is, therefore,—Divide... | |
| James D. Dana - 1854
...equal volume of water : that is, if a mineral weighs 120 grains out of water, but 90 011 emersion, **it has lost 30 grains, which is the weight of a volume...The mineral, consequently, weighs in this instance** è times as much as the water ; for 4x30 grains equals 120 grains, which is the weight of the mineral.... | |
| James Dwight Dana - 1854 - 533 pages
...volume of water: that is, if a mineral weighs 120 grains out of water, but 90 on emersion, it has 1st **30 grains, which is the weight of a volume of water equal to** 4at of the mineral. The mineral, consequently, weighs in this '-'ance 4- times as much as the water;... | |
| 1854
...the water. In this state, the weight of the areometer, added to the weights in the cup, represents **the weight of a volume of water equal to that of the** pan of the apparatus immersed, according to the first condition of the equilibrium of floating bodies... | |
| George Fownes - 1855 - 555 pages
...the body of necessity displaces its own bulk— Hence, the weight lost, or supported by the water, ?s **the weight of a volume of water equal to that of the** body immersed. Whatever be the density of the substance it will be buoyed up to this amount : in the... | |
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