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" Measure of Length. 12 Inches = 1 Foot 3 Feet = 1 Yard 5i Yards = 1 Rod, or Pole 40 Poles = 1 Furlong 8 Furlongs = 1 Mile 69^, Miles = 1 Degree of a Great Circle of the Earth. An inch is the smallest lineal measure to which a name is given, but subdivisions... "
A Law Dictionary Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States ... - Page 150
by John Bouvier - 1855
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The Royal Kalendar, and Court and City Register for England, Scotland ...

Almanacs, British - 1889
...OF LENGTH. Ч 40 8 Inches Feet Yards Pole» Furlongs I Foot I Yard 1 Hod or Pole 1 Furlong I Mile !1 Degree of a Great Circle of the Earth. An inch is...mechanics, the inch is commonly divided into eighths. Ну the officers of the revenue, and by scientific persons, H is divided into tenths, hundredth*,...
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A Dictionary of the Military Science: Containing an Explanation of the ...

E. S. Norman Campbell - English language - 1830 - 284 pages
...= 1 yard. 5^ yards — 1 Rod or Pole. 40 poles — 1 Furlong. 8 furlongs = 1 Mile. 69r'^ miles = 1 Degree of a Great Circle of the Earth. An inch is...which a name is given, but subdivisions are used for various purposes. Mechanics divide the Inch into eighths. By Officers of the Revenue, and by Scientific...
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Encyclopædia americana, Volume 8

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford, Henry Vethake - Reference - 1831
...yard о l-'2 yards rz 1 rod, or pole 40 poles 1^ 1 furlong 8 furlongs = 1 mile C9 1-15 miles — 1 degree of a great circle of the earth. An inch is...was made to consist of twelve parts, called lines ; liut these have properly fallen into disuse. Particular Measures of Lctiglh. . ¡ . kuids1 yard =:...
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Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 8

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1831
...3 feet = yard 5 1-2 yards — rod. or pole -10 (Miles ~ furlong 8 furlongs ~ mile 69 1-15 miles — degree of a great circle of the earth. An inch is...mechanics, the inch is commonly divided into eighths. ]iy the officers of the revenue, and by scientific persons, it is divided into tenths, hmidredtlis,...
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popular dictionary

francis lieber - 1831
...alterations in the weights and measures. The measures now in use in England and the U. States are к follows: An inch is the smallest lineal measure to which a name is given, but subdivisions arc used for many purposes. Among mechanics, the inch is commonly divided into eighths. By the officers...
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Mathematics for Practical Men: Being a Common-place Book of Principles ...

Olinthus Gregory - Mathematics - 1834 - 427 pages
...Society's Standard 36-00135 Ramsden's bar 36-00249 Its copy, at Marischal College, Aberdeen 36-00244 An inch is the smallest lineal measure to which a...hundredths, &c. Formerly it was made to consist of 12 parts, called lines, but these have properly fallen into disuse. Particular Measures of Length....
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Mathematics for practical men: being a common-place book of principles ...

Olinthus Gregory - Mathematics - 1834 - 427 pages
...Society's Standard 36-00135 Ramsden's bar 36-00249 Its copy, at Marischal College, Aberdeen 36-00244 An inch is the smallest lineal measure to which a...Among mechanics the inch is commonly divided into eightks. By the officers of the revenue, and by scientific persons, it is divided into tenths, hundredths,...
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The engineer's and mechanic's encyclopaedia, Volume 2

1835
...3 feet = 1 yard. 5J yards = 1 rod or pole. 40 poles = 1 furlong. 8 furlongs = 1 mile. 69Í mues = 1 degree of a great circle of the earth. An inch is...smallest lineal measure to which a name is given, but mechanics subdivide it generally into eighths and sixteenths ; measures or " rules " are however constructed...
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Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 8

Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1835
...furlongs ~ 69 1-15 miles =. oot yard rod, or pole furlong mile (ki;Tec of a great circle of the carlh. An inch is the smallest lineal measure to which a name is given, hut subdivisions are used for many purposes. Among mechanics, the inch is commonly divided into eighths....
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The Popular Encyclopedia: Being a General Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ...

Sir Daniel Keyte Sandford, Thomas Thomson, Allan Cunningham - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1841
...1 foot 3 feet = 1 yard U yards = 1 rod, or pole poles = 1 furlong H lurlongs = 1 mile C91, mies = 1 degree of a great circle of the earth. An inch is...by scientific persons, it is divided into tenths, liundredths, &c. Formerly, it was made to consist of twelve parts, called lines ; but these have properly...
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