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" The same unanimity has not prevailed either as respects the unit or the thermometric zero. In England, Holland, some of the German States, and in North America, the interval between the freezing and boiling points is divided into 180 equal parts, each... "
The Elements of Acoustics, Light, and Heat - Page 116
by John Charles Buckmaster - 1871 - 186 pages
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Hand-book of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy Second Course

Dionysius Lardner - 1852 - 500 pages
...unit or the thermometric zero. In England, Holland, some of the German States, and in North America, the interval between the freezing and boiling points is divided into 180 equal parts, each part representing the thermometric unit. The scale is continued by equal divisions...
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Hand-books of Natural Philosophy: Courses I, II.

Dionysius Lardner - 1853 - 476 pages
...unit or the thermometric zero. In England, Holland, some of the German States, and in North America, the interval between the freezing and boiling points is divided into 180 equal parts, each part representing the thermometric unit. The scale is continued by equal divisions...
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Handbooks of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy: Heat - Magnetism - Common ...

Dionysius Lardner - 1853 - 484 pages
...unit or the thermometric zero. In England, Holland, some of the German States, and in North America, the interval between the freezing and boiling points is divided into 180 equal parts, each part representing the thermometric unit. The scale is continued by equal divisions...
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The Museum of Science and Art, Volumes 5-6

Dionysius Lardner - Arts - 1855 - 466 pages
...unit or the thermometric zero. In England, Holland, some of the German States, and in North America, the interval between the freezing and boiling points is divided into 180 equal parts, each part representing the thermometric unit. The scale is continued by equal divisions...
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The Elements of Inorganic Chemistry

John Charles Buckmaster - Chemistry, Inorganic - 1858 - 240 pages
...These points are marked, and the interval divided into degrees : the division is entirely arbitrary. In Europe and America the Centigrade scale is used ;...between the freezing and boiling points is divided into 1 80, in the Centigrade it is divided into 100. In F. the temperature of ebullition is expressed...
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The Elements of Experimental Physics. Acoustics, Light and Heat, Magnetism ...

John Charles Buckmaster - Physics - 1864 - 216 pages
...(Fig. 34) of FIG. 84. and the interval divided into degrees : the division is entirely arbitrary. In Europe and America the Centigrade scale is used; in England, the scale known as Fahrenheit,s is employed. In the F. thermometer the interval between the freezing and boiling points...
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Handbook of Natural Philosophy. Heat

Dionysius Lardner - 1877 - 528 pages
...or the zero of the thermometric scale. In England, Holland, North America, and the British Colonies, the interval between the freezing and boiling points is divided into 180 equal parts, each part representing the thermometric unit. The scale is continued by equal divisions...
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Elementary Meteorology

Robert Henry Scott - Meteorology - 1885 - 458 pages
...Fahrenheit, Linnaeus, and Reaumur. In Fahrenheit's thermometer, used at all British and American stations, the interval between the freezing and boiling points is divided into 180 degrees, the freezing-point being 32 and the boiling-point 212. In the Centigrade thermometer,...
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Elementary Lessons in Heat

Samuel Escue Tillman - Heat - 1907 - 232 pages
...point of water at 100. This scale is sometimes called the Celsius scale. 2. The Fahrenheit.—In which the interval between the freezing and boiling points is divided into 180 equal parts, the melting point being at 32 and the boiling point at 212, so that on this scale the...
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Encyclopaedia of Ships and Shipping

Herbert B. Mason - Naval art and science - 1908 - 752 pages
...untwisted. Fahrenheit. The thermometer scale in general use in English-speaking countries, in which the interval between the freezing and boiling points is divided into 180, the freezing point being 32 and the boiling point 212. Fahrenheit, Gabriel Daniel (1686-1736) (b....
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