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" WINDS. 620. Wind is air put in motion. The air is never entirely free from motion, but the velocity with which it moves is perpetually varying. "
The Elements of Acoustics, Light, and Heat - Page 129
by John Charles Buckmaster - 1871 - 186 pages
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Wells's Natural Philosophy: For the Use of Schools, Academies, and Private ...

David Ames Wells - Physics - 1875 - 464 pages
...with which it moves is perpetually varying. < 621. The principal cause of movements in principal cause the atmosphere is the variation of temperature " """...of day and night and the succession of the seasons. How can vari- When, through the agency of the sun, a particular portion ascends, while a current of...
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First and Fundamental Truths: Being a Treatise on Metaphysics

James McCosh - Metaphysics - 1889 - 390 pages
...nature. It is formed by a number of causes being so arranged as to produce orderly results, such as the alternation of day and night and the succession of the seasons. This regularity does not proceed from mere causation. Day does not cause night, nor night day. Spring...
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The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Volume 41

Charles Franklin Dunbar, Frank William Taussig, Abbott Payson Usher, Alvin Harvey Hansen, William Leonard Crum, Edward Chamberlin, Arthur Eli Monroe - Economics - 1927 - 798 pages
...rhythm is referable to the metabolic processes of life; ultimately, perhaps, to such cosmic facts as the alternation of day and night, and the succession of the seasons (vol. I, p. 174). Discussions such as this, and the chapters on "Wealth and Virtue" or "The Personal...
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Lamia

Angelus Politianus - Philosophy - 1986 - 172 pages
...drawing on Cic. Tusc. disp. I and De nat. deor. II. He adds, with reference to the revolution of the sun, the alternation of day and night and the succession of the seasons, after which he mentions the revolutions of the five planets and of the sphere of the fixed stars. 6,29-30...
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