Proceedings: General index to volumes one to fifty of the Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association from 1852 to 1902, inclusive

The Association, 1859 - 592 Seiten

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Seite 122 - Let the standard of measure, then, be a uniform cylindrical rod of iron, of such length as, in latitude 45°, in the level of the ocean, and in a cellar, or other place, the temperature of which does not vary through the year, shall perform its vibrations in small and equal arcs, in one second of mean time.
Seite 1 - In the absence of the President the meeting was called to order by the Secretary at 7:05 pm, and Dr.
Seite 48 - Association adjourned to meet in the city of New York on the second Tuesday in September, 1860, at 3 o'clock, PM C.
Seite 214 - Society) was appointed to consider the steps to be taken for the restoration of the Standards.
Seite 169 - Uniformity of weights and measures, permanent, universal uniformity, adapted to the nature of things, to the physical organization and to the moral improvement of man, would be a blessing of such transcendent magnitude, that, if there existed upon earth a combination of power and will, adequate to accomplish the result by the energy of a single act, the being who should exercise it would be among the greatest of benefactors of the human race.
Seite 398 - To improve and regulate the drug market, by preventing the importation of inferior, adulterated, or deteriorated drugs, and by detecting and exposing home adulteration.
Seite 214 - May one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five, the Straight Line or Distance between the Centres of the Two Points in the Gold Studs in the Straight Brass Rod, now in the Custody of the Clerk of the House of Commons, whereon the Words and Figures
Seite 138 - But while decimal arithmetic thus, for the purposes of computation, shoots spontaneously from the nature of man and of things, it is not equally adapted to the numeration, the multiplication, or the division of material substances. either in his own person, or in external nature. The proportions of the human body, and of its members, are in other than decimal numbers. The first unit of measures, for the use of the hand, is the cubit, or extent from the tip of the elbow to the end of the middle finger;...
Seite 171 - Three different units fell under the consideration of these philosophers ; to wit, the length of the pendulum, the quadrant of the meridian, and the quadrant of the equator. If the first of these was to be adopted, the commissioners were of opinion, that the pendulum vibrating seconds in the parallel of 45° deserved the preference, because it is the arithmetical mean between the— like pendulums in all other latitudes. They observed, however, that the pendulum involves...
Seite 388 - ... decanted off while still hot, .and fresh portions successively added for the repetition of the same operation, until it ceases to act on the residuum, which is then merely sulphate of lime. The different alcoholic solutions are then put into a retort or still, and considerably evaporated, during which, and especially on cooling, acicular crystals of cinchonina are deposited.

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