| 1825
...measures, that the said yard, hereby declared to be the Imperial standard yard, when compared with a **pendulum vibrating seconds of mean time in the latitude of London, in a vacuum** at the level of the sea, is in the proportion of thirty-six inches to thirty-nine inches and one thousand... | |
| Monthly literary register - 1823
...The invariable natural standard to which reference is to be had for this purpose is directed to be a **pendulum, vibrating seconds of mean time in the latitude of London, in a vacuum** at the level of the sea, the length of which, when compared with that of the standard yard, was ascertained... | |
| 1825
...Measures, that the said yard hereby declared to be the imperial standard yard, when compared with a **pendulum vibrating seconds of mean time in the latitude of London, in a vacuum** at the level of the sea, is in the proportion of thirty-six inches to thirty-nine inches, and one thousand... | |
| 1826
...has arrived in operation. The act declares the British imperial yard to bear a certain proportion to **the " pendulum vibrating seconds of mean time in the latitude of London, in a vacuum** at the level of the sea." It neces-' ; sarily assumes, consequently, 1st. That the length in nature... | |
| Perry Fairfax Nursey - 1826
...establish it. This clause asserts that the imperial standard yard is in the proportion to the length of **the pendulum, vibrating seconds of mean time in the latitude of London** as 06 inches to 39- 1393 inches. I consider this as premature ; for I would ask what inches, and whence... | |
| 1826
...establish it. This clause asserts that the imperial standard yard is in the proportion to the length of **the pendulum, vibrating seconds of mean time in the latitude of London** as 36 inches to 39-1393 inches. I consider this as premature ; for I would ask what inches, and whence... | |
| 1826
...ANDERSON'S INSTITUTION, GLASGOW. (Communicated by the Author.} I. LONG MEASURE. STANDARD — 'The length of **the Pendulum vibrating seconds of Mean Time in the Latitude of London** at 62° of Fahrenheit's Thermometer, and in a Vacuum at the level of the Sea, is equal to 39.1393 inches... | |
| 1826
...establish it. This clause asserts that the imperial standard yard is in the proportion to the length of **the pendulum, vibrating seconds of mean time in the latitude of London** as 36 inches to 39- 1393 inches. I consider this as premature ; for I would ask what inches, and whence... | |
| William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1827
...said yard be lost, defaced, destroyed, or otherwise injured, it be restored by means of the length of **the pendulum vibrating seconds of mean time in the latitude of London.** That the standard troy pound, made in 1758, be the original standard unit, or measure of weight, under... | |
| Samuel Frederick Gray - 1828 - 881 Seiten
...The length of the imperial standard yard of the fifth year of George, the Fourth, is to the length of **the pendulum, vibrating seconds of mean time, in the...latitude of London, in a vacuum, on the level of the sea,** as 36 is to 39, u*Vio,ooothi. The yard is divided into thirty-six inches. A cubic inch of distilled... | |
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