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" Specific gravity. The ratio of the weight of a body to the weight of an equal volume of water at some standard temperature. "
The medical vocabulary - Page 196
by Robert Fowler - 1875
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Arithmetic, Practically Applied ...

Horace Mann - 1851 - 384 pages
...Breadth, 4.4453in. X. SPECIFIC GRAVITY. THE Specific Gravity of a body, is the ratio of ita weight to the weight of an equal volume of some other body assumed as a standard. The standard usually adopted for this purpose is pure distilled water at a given temperature....
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An Elementary Treatise on Mechanics: Embracing the Theory of Statics and ...

Augustus William Smith - Mechanics, Analytic - 1855 - 368 pages
...CHAPTER II. SPECIFIC GRAVITY. 403. DBF. The specific gravity of a body is the ratio of the weight of the body to the weight of an equal volume of some other body taken as the standard of comparison, and whose specific gravity, therefore, is taken as the unit. Water...
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An Elementary Treatise on Mechanics: Embracing the Theory of Statics and ...

Augustus William Smith - Mechanics, Analytic - 1855 - 340 pages
...CHAPTER IL SPECIFIC GRAvITY. 403. DBF. The specific gravity of a body is the ratio of the weight of the body to the weight of an equal volume of some other body taken as the standard of comparison, and whose specific gravity, therefore, is taken as the unit. Water...
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Arithmetic, Practically Applied, for Advanced Pupils, and for Private ...

Horace Mann, Pliny Earle Chase - Arithmetic - 1857 - 388 pages
...Breadth, 4.4453in. X. SPECIFIC GRAVITY. THE Specific Gravity of a body, is the ratio of its weight to the weight of an equal volume of some other body assumed as a standard. The standard usually adopted for this purpose is pure distilled water at a given temperature....
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Arithmetic: Practically Applied, for Advanced Pupils, and for Private ...

Horace Mann, Pliny Earle Chase - Arithmetic - 1857 - 398 pages
...Breadth, 4.4453in. X. SPECIFIC GRAVITY. THE Specific Gravity of a body, is the ratio of its weight to the weight of an equal volume of some other body assumed as a standard. Tho standard usually adopted for this purpose is pure distilled water at a given temperature....
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The book of object lessons, a teacher's manual

W. J. Lake - Earth sciences - 1858 - 182 pages
...caused by dense masses underground." IV. Specific Gravity. Specific gravity : this is the proportion of the weight of a body to the weight of an equal portion of another substance of a chosen standard, which is J:«tilled water at the temperature of...
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The book of object lessons, a teacher's manual

W. J. Lake - Earth sciences - 1858 - 176 pages
...caused by dense masses underground." IV. Specific Gravity. Specific gravity : this is the proportion of the weight of a body to the weight of an equal portion of another substance of a chosen standard, which is distilled water at the temperature of 60°...
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An Elementary Treatise on Mechanics, Embracing the Theory of Statics and ...

Augustus William Smith - Mechanics, Analytic - 1863 - 340 pages
...II. SPECIFIC GRAVITY. , 403. DEF. The specific gravity of a body is the ratio of the weight of the body to the weight of an equal volume of some other body taken as the standard of comparison, and whose specific gravity, therefore, is taken as the unit. Water...
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Handbook of Geological Terms, Geology and Physical Geography

David Page - Geology - 1865 - 520 pages
...different latitudes. Gravity, Specific. — The Specific Gravity of a body is the ratio of its weight to the weight of an equal volume of some other body assumed as a conventional standard. In Britain, the standard usually adopted for solids and liquids is distilled water at the temperature...
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A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the ..., Volume 2

William Thomas Brande - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1866 - 992 pages
...[CENTRE OF < ! JMY1TY.] Oravlty, Specific. The specific gravity of a body is the ratio of its weight to the weight of an equal volume of some other body assumed as a conventional standard. The standard usually adopted for this purposs is pure distilled water at a given temperature. In England...
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