| 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.... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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... | |
| 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°... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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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