The Sciences Epitomized

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T.J. Allman, 1870 - Science - 97 pages
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Page 18 - Aries the Ram, Taurus the Bull, Gemini the Twins, Cancer the Crab, Leo the Lion, Virgo the Virgin, Libra the Balance, Scorpio the Scorpion, Sagittarius the Archer, Capricornus the Goat, Aquarius the Waterbearer, and Pisces the Fishes...
Page 12 - The AXIS of the earth is an imaginary line passing through its centre from north to south. The...
Page 59 - Those regular motions of the sea, according to which it ebbs and flows twice in twenty-four hours, are called the TIDES.
Page 77 - An acute angle is less than a right angle. An obtuse angle is greater than a right angle.
Page 78 - A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference.
Page 79 - The circumference of every circle is divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees (arc-degrees), and corresponding to every one of these equal parts is an angle at the centre of the circle.
Page 78 - An Equilateral Triangle has all its sides equal. An Isosceles Triangle has two of its sides equal A Scalene Triangle has all its sides unequal.
Page 78 - A Parallelogram is a quadrilateral which has both its pairs of opposite sides parallel. And it takes the following particular names, viz., Rectangle, Square, Rhombus.
Page 15 - Longitude is the distance of a place east ' or west from the FIRST MERIDIAN. The...
Page 79 - ... the wholes will be equal. 3. If equals be taken from equals, the remainders will be equal. 4. If equals be added to unequals, the wholes will be unequal. 5. If equals be taken from unequals, the remainders will be unequal. 6. Things which are double of the same thing, are equal to each other.

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