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Rudiments of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy - Page 51
by Denison Olmsted - 1852 - 115 pages
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Rudiments of Natural Philosophy

Denison Olmsted - 1852
...quite clear of the earth, and make it revolve around it in the circle. At what NATURAL PHILOSOPHY. SEC. 3. — Of the Center of Gravity. 40. The center...(Fig. 13,) I lay a wire having a ball at each end, BC ** 12k there is one point in the wire, G and only one, upon which the balls will balance each other....
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An American Dictionary of the English Language: Exhibiting the Origin ...

Noah Webster - English language - 1857
...3. A single body or house. — Center of grariiy, the part about which the parti of a body exactly balance each other, so that when that point is supported the whole body is supported. CENTER, )tt L To place on a center; to fx on a ccnCENTRE, I tra! point 2. To collect to a point CENTER,...
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A treatise on arithmetic: combining analysis and synthesis, adapted to the ...

James Stewart Eaton - History - 1857 - 373 pages
...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 centre of gravity is in the centre of the volume or bulk. The weight...
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A Text-book on Physics

Henry Kiddle - 1883 - 272 pages
...that of water. 72. The center of gravity of a body is that point about which Fig. «. FiK. 2s. all the parts of the body balance each other, so that when...that point is supported, the whole body is supported. It is that point of a body through which the resultant of the attracting forces between the earth and...
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The American Cyclopedia of the Automobile: Or, Motor Cars and ..., Volume 3

Thomas Herbert Russell, Charles P. Root - Automobiles - 1909
...the recognized standard. Gravity, Center of — 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. Gravity, Specific of Gasolene — The specific gravity of gasolene should be about .680 or .682. See...
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The Winston Simplified Dictionary: Including All the Words in Common Use ...

William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer - English language - 1919 - 820 pages
...tar nf crraTT i tw (sen'tfrovgrav'cen-ier 01 grav-i-iy i_tl)- tne ^^ about which all the parts of a body balance each other, so that when that point Is supported. the whole body is supported. ran +1 rrrorlo (sen'U-grad). adj. graduCeu-U-graUe at<xi or divided into a hundred parts called degrees;...
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