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" Treasury, a new standard yard, bearing the proportion to a pendulum, vibrating seconds of mean time, in the latitude of London, in a vacuum, and at the level of the sea, as 36 inches to 39 "
The Applications of Physical Forces - Page xxxiii
by Amédée Guillemin - 1877 - 741 pages
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Observations on the Expediency and Practicability of Simplifying and ...

Sir Charles William Pasley - Weights and measures - 1834 - 176 pages
...Fourthly. It was declared that the imperial standard yard rod of lineal measure, when compared with a pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London in a vacuum, at the level of the sea, was in the proportion of 86 inches to 39 inches and 1393 ten-thousandth parts...
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The Edinburgh review: or Critical journal, Volume 77

Sydney Smith - History - 1843
...measures, that the said yard, hereby declar' ed to be the imperial standard yard, when compared with a ' pendulum vibrating seconds 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...
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Arithmetic for schools

Barnard Smith - 1854
...the thirty-sixth part of this yard shall be an Inch. Now the length of a Pendulum vibrating seconde in the latitude of London, in a vacuum, and at the level of the sea, is found to be 39-1393 such inches, ie 39 such inches and 1393 ten-thousandths of another such inch....
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Arithmetic and algebra in their principles and application

Barnard Smith - 1857
...computed, and ascertained ; and that the thirty-sixth part of this yard shall be an Inch. Now the length of a Pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London, in a vacuum, and at the level of the sea, is found to be 39'1 393 such inches, ie 39 such inches and 1393 ten-thousandths of another such inch....
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Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 19

Astronomy - 1859
...otherwise injured, its restoration should be effected by means of its known relation to the length of a pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London in a vacuum at the level of the sea. Section II. Comparisons of Standards between the passing of the Act of 1824...
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Principles of Physics, Or, Natural Philosophy: Designed for the Use of ...

Benjamin Silliman - Science - 1861 - 710 pages
...making a new standard yard, bearing the same proportion to a pendulum vibrating seconds of mean time in the latitude of London, in a vacuum and at the level of the sea, as 36 inches bears to 39.1303 inches, the latter bcing the length of the pendulum vibrating seconds...
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Loftus's inland revenue officer's manual

William Harris Johnston - 1865
...Treasury, a new standard yard, bearing the proportion to a pendulum vibrating seconds of mean time, in the latitude of London, in a vacuum, and at the level of the sea, of 36 inches to 39-1393 inches." It is here assumed that the laws of nature operate at all times with...
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Ohio Educational Monthly, Volume 15

Education - 1866
...making " a new standard yard, bearing the proportion to a pendulum vibrating seconds of mean time, in the latitude of London, in a vacuum, and at the level of the sea, as 36 inches is to 39,1393 inches." In 1834, the brass rod spoken of was destroyed by the burning of...
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The world of wonders: a record of things wonderful in nature, science and ...

World - 1868
...Treasury, a new standard yard, bearing the proportion to a pendulum, vibrating seconds of mean time, in the latitude of London, in a vacuum, and at the level of the sea, as 36 inches 1039-1393 inches." The labour of reconstruction in accordance with this enactment was...
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The Crittenden commercial arithmetic and business manual: designed for the ...

John Groesbeck - Business mathematics - 1869 - 348 pages
...of length is the yard, and is determined as follows: — A pendulum vibrating seconds of mean time in the latitude of London, in a vacuum and at the level of the sea, is divided into 391 ,393 equal parts. 360,000 of these parts are equivalent to the length of the standard...
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