| Mrs. Marcet (Jane Haldimand) - Physics - 1821 - 312 pages
...direction. We have noticed the centres of magnitude, and of motion ; but I have not yet explained to you, **what is meant by the centre of gravity ; it is that point** in a body, about which all the parts exactly balance each other ; if therefore that point is supported,... | |
| Mrs. Marcet (Jane Haldimand), Thomas P. Jones - Physics - 1826 - 286 pages
...direction. \ We have noticed the centres of magnitude, and of motion ; but I have not yet explained to you, **what is meant by the centre of gravity^ it is that point** in a body, about which all the parts exactly balance each other : if therefore that point be supported,... | |
| John Ayrton Paris - Amusements - 1827 - 924 pages
...gravity coincide, or fall in the same spot." " I now remember," cried Tom, " that the centre of gravity **is that point, about which all the parts of a body exactly balance each other."** " Now you are right ; it is, in other words, that point in which the whole weight, or gravitating influence,... | |
| Ireland commissioners of nat. educ - 1835 - 398 pages
...called its centre of magnitude, that is, the centre of its mass or bulk. The centre of gravity is the **point about which all the parts of a body exactly...other, in every position of the body ; if therefore** this point is supported, the body will not fall. When a boat is in danger of being upset, it is dangerous... | |
| Mrs. Marcet (Jane Haldimand) - Physics - 1836 - 540 pages
...direction. We have noticed the centres of magnitude and of motion; but I have not yet explained to you **what is meant by the centre of gravity. It is that...all the parts of a body exactly balance each other;** if, therefore, that point be supported, the body will not fall. Do you understand this? EMILY. I think... | |
| Readers (Elementary) - 1836 - 424 pages
...called its centre of magnitude, that is, the centre of its mass or bulk. The centre of gravity is the **point about which all the parts of a body exactly...other, in every position of the body ; if therefore** this point is supported, the body will not fall. When a boat is in danger of being upset, it is dangerous... | |
| Jane Marcet - 1839 - 544 pages
...direction. We have noticed the centres of magnitude and of motion ; but I have not yet explained to you **what is meant by the centre of gravity. It is that...all the parts of a body exactly balance each other** ; if, therefore, that point be supported, the body will not fall. Do you understand this ? EMILY. I... | |
| George Grant - Knowledge and learning - 1849 - 320 pages
...in the same line of direction. We noticed the centres of magnitude and of motion, but we have not as **yet explained what is meant by the centre of gravity....which the parts are heaviest ; therefore, whenever** tbe centre of gravity is unsupported the body must fall. This sometimes happens with an over-loaded... | |
| John Ayrton Paris - Amusements - 1857 - 622 pages
...magnitude and gravity coincide, or fall in the same spot." " I now remember that the centre of gravity **is that point about which all the parts of a body exactly balance each other."** " Now you are right ; it is, in other words, that point in which the whole weight, or gravitating influence,... | |
| James Stewart Eaton - Arithmetic - 1857 - 376 pages
...all bodies to fall towards the centre of the earth. «5OS. The centre of gravity of a body is " the **point about which all the parts of a body exactly balance each other,** so that when that point is supported, the whole body is supported." In a body of uniform density the... | |
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