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" Pendulum vibrating Seconds of Mean Time in the Latitude of London in a Vacuum at the Level of the Sea... "
Observations on the Expediency and Practicability of Simplifying and ... - Page 170
by Sir Charles William Pasley - 1834 - 176 pages
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 5

1825 - 458 pages
...declared to be the Imperial standard yard, when compared with a pendulum vibrating seconds of mean time in the latitude of London, in a vacuum at the level of the sea, is in the proportion of thirty-six inches to thirty-nine inches and one thousand three hundred and...
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The Monthly magazine, Volumes 56-60

Monthly literary register - 1823 - 586 pages
...reference is to be had for this purpose is directed to be a pendulum, vibrating seconds of mean time in the latitude of London, in a vacuum at the level of the sea, the length of which, when compared with that of the standard yard, was ascertained by the commissioners...
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The Register of Arts, and Journal of Patent Inventions, Volume 2

Luke Herbert - Industrial arts - 1825 - 396 pages
...to be -that proportion which the yard bears to the length of a pendulum, vibrating seconds of time in the latitude of London, in a vacuum at the level of the sea ; which is found to be as 36 inches (the yard) to 39.1393 (the pendulum) ; thus a sure means is established...
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Glasgow Mechanics' Magazine, and Annals of Philosophy, Volume 2

Industrial arts - 1825 - 490 pages
...declared to be the imperial standard yard, when compared with a pendulum vibrating seconds of mean time in the latitude of London, in a vacuum at the level of the sea, is in the proportion of thirty-six inches to thirty-nine inches, and one thousand three hundred and...
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The Quarterly Journal, Volume 20

1826 - 460 pages
...British imperial yard to bear a certain proportion to the " pendulum vibrating seconds of mean time in the latitude of London, in a vacuum at the level of the sea." It neces-' ; sarily assumes, consequently, 1st. That the length in nature SO referred to, is of an...
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A Practical View of the Statute Law of Scotland: From the Year ..., Volume 1

Esq. James Watson - Law - 1828 - 602 pages
...to be the im" perial standard yard, when compared with a pendulum '- vibrating seconds of mean time in the latitude of London, '- in a vacuum at the level of the sea, is in the proportion " of thirty-six inches to thirty-nine inches, and one thou• sand three hundred...
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A Compendium of Mechanics; Or, Text Book for Engineers, Mill-wrights, and ...

Robert Brunton - Machinery, Kinematics of - 1830 - 260 pages
...them. STANDARD YARD. The Standard Yard, when compared with a Pendulum vibrating seconds of mean time in the latitude of London, in a vacuum at the level of the sea, is in the proportion as 36 to 39 inches, and 13P3 tenthousandth parts of an inch. The rood ofland shall...
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Encyclopędia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 8

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford, Henry Vethake - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1831 - 630 pages
...to be that proportion which the yard bears to the length of a pendulum, vibrating seconds of" time in the latitude of London, in a vacuum at the level of the sea; which is found to be as thirty-six inches (the yard) to 39.1393 (the pendulum) ; thus a sure means...
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Encyclopędia Americana, ed. by F. Lieber assisted by E. Wigglesworth (and T ...

Encyclopaedia Americana - 1831 - 610 pages
...is to be that proportion which the yard bears to the length of a pendulum, vibrating seconds of time in the latitude of London, in a vacuum at the level of die sea ; which is found to be as thirty-six inches (the yard ) to 39.1393 (the pendulum) ; thus a...
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The Artificer's Complete Lexicon, for Terms Prices, Etc

John Bennett (Engineer) - 1833 - 488 pages
...measures, that the said standard yard, when compared with a pendulum vibrating seconds of mean time in the latitude of London, in a vacuum at the level of the sea, is in the proportion of thirty-six inches to thirty-nine inches, and one thousand three hundred and...
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