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" The cause of rain, therefore, is now, I consider, no longer an object of doubt. If two masses of air of unequal temperatures, by the ordinary currents of the winds, are intermixed, when saturated with vapour, a precipitation ensues. If the masses are... "
Rudimentary Treatise on the Drainage of Districts and Lands - Page 14
by George Drysdale Dempsey - 1849 - 142 pages
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Memoirs of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society

Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society - Science - 1819 - 598 pages
...force of steam, is what mathematicians call the Logarithmic, one remarkably convex to its axis. .. . . The cause of rain, therefore, is now, I consider,...quantity of vapour precipitated in like circumstances, as is evident to any one, on inspecting the logarithmic curve, or on considering that the increments...
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Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester

Natural history - 1819 - 556 pages
...the force of steam, is what mathematicians call the Logarithmic, one remarkably convex to its axis. The cause of rain, therefore, is now, I consider,...quantity of vapour precipitated in like circumstances, as is evident to any one, on inspecting the logarithmic curve, or on considering that the increments...
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The Annals of Philosophy, Volume 15

Thomas Thomson, Richard Phillips, Edward William Brayley - Agriculture - 1820 - 518 pages
...one remarkably convex to its axis. The cause of rain, therefore, is now, I consider, no longer ail object of doubt. If two masses of air of unequal temperatures,...quantity of vapour precipitated in like circumstances, as is evident to any one, on inspecting the logarithmic curve, or on considering that the increments...
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Annals of Philosophy, Or, Magazine of Chemistry, Mineralogy ..., Volume 15

Thomas Thomson - Agriculture - 1820 - 518 pages
...the force of steam is what mathematicians call the logarithmic, one remarkably convex to its axis. The cause of rain, therefore, is now, I consider,...saturation, then less precipitation takes place, or noue at all, according to the degree. Also the warmer the air, the greater is the quantity of vapour...
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A Dictionary of Chemistry: On the Basis of Mr. Nicholson's, in ..., Volume 2

Andrew Ure - Chemistry - 1821 - 512 pages
...of doubt. If two masses of air of unequal temperatures, by the ordinary currents of the winds, arc intermixed,' when saturated with vapour, a precipitation...then less precipitation takes place, or none at all, according1 to the degree. Also the winner the air, the greater is the quantity of vapour precipitated...
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An encyclopędia of agriculture

John Claudius Loudon - 1825 - 1250 pages
...unequal temperatures, by the ordinary currents of the winds, are intermixed, when saturated with vapor, a precipitation ensues. If the masses are under saturation,...according to the degree. Also the warmer the air, the greuter is the quantity of vapor precipitated in like circumstances. Hence the reason wby rains are...
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An Encyclopędia of Agriculture: Comprising the Theory and Practice of the ...

John Claudius Loudon - Agriculture - 1826 - 1252 pages
...unequal temperatures, by the ordinary currents of the winds, are intermixed, when saturated with vapor, a precipitation ensues. If the masses are under saturation,...according to the degree. Also the warmer the air, flu- greater is the quantity of vapor precipitated in like circumstances. Hence the reason why rains...
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Olive Branch, Volume 1

Universalism - 1828 - 396 pages
...unequal temperatures, by the ordinary currents of the wind, are intermixed, when saturated wilh vapor, a precipitation ensues. If the masses are under saturation, then less precipitation lakes place, or none at all, according to the degree. Also, the warmer the air, the greater is the...
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Mechanics' Magazine, and Journal of the Mechanics' Institute, Volume 1

Industrial arts - 1833 - 426 pages
...unequal temperatures, by the ordinary currents of the winds, are intermixed, when saturated with vapor, a precipitation ensues. If the masses are under saturation,...the warmer the air, the greater is the quantity of vapor precipitated in like circumstances. Hence the reason why rains are heavier in summer than winter,...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science ..., Volume 14

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 1839 - 812 pages
...unequal temperatures, by the ordinary currents of the winds are intermixed, when saturated with vapor, a precipitation ensues. If the masses are under saturation,...the warmer the air, the greater is the quantity of vapor precipitated in like circumstances. Hence the reason why rain? are heavier in summer than winter,...
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