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" It is of course incombustible, because; its base being already saturated with oxygen, cannot combine with any more. "
Lectures on Experimental Philosophy, Astronomy, and Chemistry: Intended ... - Page 86
by George Gregory - 1820
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A Chymical Catechism, Or, The Application of Chymistry to the Arts: For the ...

Samuel Parkes - Chemistry - 1807 - 382 pages
...substance possessing very different properties, and no longer capable of combustion. The product is incombustible, because its base being already saturated with oxygen cannot combine with any more. M.Lavoisier fully established the existence of this general law —that ' in every case of combustion...
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Lectures on Experimental Philosophy, Astronomy, and Chemistry ..., Volume 2

George Gregory - Science - 1808 - 322 pages
...essentially altered; it is, in fact, a compound of the body which has been subjected to combustion end oxygen. It is of course incombustible, because; its...whole theory, take a familiar instance. ^Sulphur, we have just seen, is reduced to a corrosive acid by burning in the open air ; but by charcoal applied...
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A System of Chemistry, Volume 1

Thomas Thomson - Chemistry - 1810 - 682 pages
...smd light escape, while its base combines with the combustible and forms the product. This product is incombustible ; because its base, being already saturated with oxygen, cannot combine with any more. Such is a, short historical detail-of the improvements gradually in» troduced into this interesting...
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The Chemical Catechism: With Notes, Illustrations and Experiments

Samuel Parkes - Chemistry - 1810 - 562 pages
...substance possessing very different properties, and no longer capable of •combustion. The product is incombustible, because its base being, already saturated with oxygen cannot combine with any more. M. Lavoisier fully established the existence of this general lav; — that ' in every case of combustion...
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A System of Chemistry: In Four Volumes, Volume 1

Thomas Thomson - Chemistry - 1818 - 482 pages
...and light escape, while its base combines with the combustible and forms the product. This product is incombustible; because its base, being already saturated with oxygen, cannot combine with any more. Such is a short historical detail of the improvements gradually introduced into this interesting part...
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A Catechism of Chemistry: Exhibiting a Condensed View of the Facts and ...

Hugo Reid - Chemistry - 1837 - 402 pages
...substance possessing very different properties, and no longer capable of combustion. The product is incombustible, because its base being already saturated with oxygen cannot combine with any more." 11. Is it known how oxygen supports combustion ? The agency of oxygen in combustion is attributable...
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An Outline of the Sciences of Heat and Electricity

Thomas Thomson - Electricity - 1840 - 585 pages
...and light escape, while its base combines with the combustible and forms the product. This product is incombustible; because its base, being already saturated with oxygen, cannot combine with any more. Lavoisier's 13. But the theory of Lavoisier was intended only to ex. tneory only • • appnes to...
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