| James Stewart Eaton - Arithmetic - 1867 - 358 pages
...system, since the measures of capacity and the weights are all derived from it. It is one ten millionth **part of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to the** pole, or one forty millionth part of the earth's circumference, measured over the poles. NOTE. Strictly... | |
| Ontario County (N.Y.) - 1867 - 266 pages
...distance, breadth, depth, heighth, &c., and was intended to be, and is very nearly, one tenmillionth **of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to the** pole. It is about 80% inches, or 8 feet, 3 inches and 3 eighths, and is to be substituted for the yard.... | |
| Wayne County (N.Y.) - 1867 - 280 pages
...distance, breadth, depth, heighth, &c., and was intended to be, and is very nearly, one tenmillionth **of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to the** pole. It is about 811% inches, or 8 feet, 3 inches and 3 eights, and is to be substituted for the yard.... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1868 - 412 pages
...because its primary unit or base is the Meter. 2. The meter is the unit of length, and is equal to **one ten-millionth part of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to the** pole, or 39.37 inches nearly. 3. From the meter are derived the unit of turfaee called the are, the... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1868 - 168 pages
...because its primary unit or base is the Meter. 2. The meter is the unit of length, and is equal to **one ten-millionth part of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to the** pole, or 39.37 inches nearly. 3. From the meter are derived the unit of surface called the ore, the... | |
| Henry Bartlett Maglathlin - Arithmetic - 1869 - 332 pages
...I^ENGTH. 232. The Meter, the principal unit for the measure of length, is very nearly one ten-millionth **of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to the** pole. Tal>le. 10 millimeters (mm.) make 1 centimeter (cm.), equal to .3937 inch. 10 centimeters, 1... | |
| Emerson Elbridge White - Arithmetic - 1870 - 350 pages
...into general use in business transactions. 179. The Meter is the primary unit of the system. It is the **ten-millionth part of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to the** pole. The Liter (le'-ler) is the unit of the measures of capacity. It is the thousandth part of a cubic... | |
| Albany County (N.Y.) - 1870 - 502 pages
...distance, breadth, depth, helghth. Ac., and was Intended to be, and is very nearly, one tenmillionth **of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to the** pole. It le about ЗЭД Inches, or 3 feet, 8 Inches and 3 eighths, and Is to be substituted for the... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1870 - 336 pages
...others are derived, are : — The METER, which was intended to be, and is nearly, one ten-millionth **of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to the** pole. The SQUARE METER, which is the square whose side is one meter ; and the ARE (pronounced air),... | |
| Hippolyte Dussauce - Acetic acid - 1871 - 432 pages
...unit. The meter is a measure of length, and was intended to be, and is, very nearly one ten-millionth **of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to the** pole. It is 39.37 inches, very nearly. "The are is a surface equal to a square whose side is 10 meters.... | |
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