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" That upon very great winds, though they be not accompanied with rain, the mercury sinks lowest of all, with relation to the point of the compass the wind blows upon. "
An Easy Grammar of Natural and Experimental Philosophy: For the Use of Schools - Page 54
by Sir Richard Phillips - 1811 - 152 pages
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Miscellanea Curiosa: Being a Collection of Some of the Principal ..., Volume 1

Edmond Halley, Royal Society (Great Britain) - History of science and technology - 1705 - 390 pages
...fufficiently known already to all thole that are curious in thefe Matters. * ' . i*. ' The Firfl is, that in calm Weather when the Air is inclined to Rain, the Mercury is commonly low. :". r" . 'ii .'.* 2. That inferene good fettled Weather. ;the Mercury is generally high. '. 3. That...
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Miscellanea Curiosa: Being a Collection of Some of the Principal Phaenomena ...

Royal Society (Great Britain) - Asia - 1705 - 394 pages
...thofe tht are curious in thefe Matters. • .'.-. -'"I •*; The Firft is, that in calm Weatlier when the Air is inclined to Rain, the Mercury is 'commonly low. <'•' • ! " •'•• ^f'f . . ; ••..-.-•. ,•'••> iv/ 2. That in ferene good fettled...
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Philosophical Transactions and Collections, to the End of the Year ..., Volume 2

Royal Society (Great Britain) - Science - 1722 - 956 pages
...unneceflary to enumerate fome of the principal Obfcrvations made upon the Barometer. The firft is, That in calm Weather, when the Air is inclined to Rain, the Mercury is commonly low. 2. That in ferenegood fettled Weather, the Mercury is generally high. 3. That upon very great Winds,...
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New observations, natural, moral, civil, political, and medical, on city ...

Thomas Short - Great Britain - 1750 - 536 pages
...of what Weather is to come, the Point or Quarter the Wind comes from muft be ftriclly regarded. 5. In calm Weather, when the Air is inclined to Rain, the Mercury is moftly low. 6. In clear, fettled fair Weather, it is moftly high. 7. That before and during great Temjrefts...
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Hydrostatical and Pneumatical Lectures

Roger Cotes, Robert Smith - Air - 1775 - 336 pages
...beunneceiTary to enumerate fome of the principal obfervations made upon the barometer. 1 . The firfl is, that in calm weather, when the air is inclined to rain, the mercury is commonly low. 2. That in ferene, good, fettled weather the mercury is generally high. 3. That upon very great winds,...
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The Analytical Review, Or History of Literature, Domestic and ..., Volume 7

English periodicals - 1790 - 568 pages
...inches. — The following obfervations made by Dr. Halley in England, feem to be moft univerfal. 6. In calm weather, when the air is inclined to rain, the mercury is commonly low. 7. Upon Very high winds, though not accompanied with rain, the mercury cury finks lowed, having regard...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Volume 5

1791 - 618 pages
...the weather, he gives the four following obfervations by Dr. Halley, as being the mod univerfal. 6. In calm weather, •when the air is inclined to rain, the mercury is commonly low. 7. On very high winds, though not accompanied with rain, it finks loweft, having regard to the quarter...
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The school of arts; or, an introduction to useful knowledge

John Imison - Science - 1796 - 476 pages
...barometer indicates an approaching change of wea? ther, the Dodor gives us the following account : I. In calm weather, when the air is inclined to rain, the mercury is commonly low. 9. Inferene, good, and fettled weather, the mercury -is generally high, a Upon 'n'n|''r• , i...
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Die wichtigsten lehren der physik historisch bearbeitet, Volume 2

Friedrich Wilhelm August Murhard - Balloons - 1799
...fufficiently kndWn already to all thofe that are curious in thefe Matters. • :Tfae firft is, that in calm Weather, when the * Air is inclined to Rain the Mercury is commonly low. 2. That in Serene good fettled Weater the Mercury" "generally high. < • • r"f.- That upon very...
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Geschichte der physik seit dem wiederaufleben der wissenschaften ..., Volume 2

Friedrich Wilhelm August Murhard - 1799 - 928 pages
...fufficiently known already to all thofe that are curious* in thefe Matters. • The fir/I is, that in calm Weather, when the Air is inclined to Rain the Mercury is commonly low. a. That in Serene good fettled Wearer the Mercury is generally high. • "' , " ' -1" 3. That upon...
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