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" I offer the hypothesis, that the whole difference in the quantity of rain, at different heights above the surface of the neighbouring ground, is caused by the continual augmentation of each drop of rain from the commencement to the end of its descent,... "
Report - Page 410
by British Association for the Advancement of Science - 1834
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The Book of Science,: Second Series, Comprising Treatises on Chemistry ...

John M. Moffatt - Science - 1835 - 480 pages
...the commencement to the end of the descent, as it traverses successively the humid straia of air of a temperature so much lower than that of the surrounding...cause the deposition of moisture upon its surface." Mr. Phillips purposes to pursue the inquiry, with a view towards the completion of the theory of this...
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Magazine of Popular Science, and Journal of the Useful Arts, Volume 1

Science - 1836
...author to offer an explanation of the phenomenon, possessing a high degree of probability : namely, " that the whole difference in the quantity of rain...surrounding medium, as to cause the deposition of moisture on its surface." It is not, then, an increase in the number of drops, formed at lower points in the...
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Journal of the Franklin Institute

Technology - 1836
...rain, at different heights above the surface of the neighbouring groood, is caused by the continued augmentation of each drop of rain from the commencement...air at a temperature so much lower than that of the scrrounding medium, as to cause the deposition of moisture upon its surface." Third Report of British...
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Journal of the Franklin Instutue of the State of Pennsylvania

Thomas P. Jones, M.D. - 1836
...rain, at different heights above the surface of the neighbourID; ground, is caused by the continued augmentation of each drop of rain from the commencement to the end of its descent, as it traverses successiveIt the humid strata of air at a temperature so much lower than that of the -.-••landing...
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Records of General Science, Volume 3

Robert Dundas Thomson, Thomas Thomson - Science - 1836
...rain, at different heights above the surface of the neighbouring ground, is caused by the continued augmentation of each drop of rain from the commencement to the end of its descent." — (Third Report of the British Association, p. 410.) We are indebted to Professor Bache, of Pennsylvania...
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Elements of meteorology: Being the 3d ed. rev. and enl. of Meteorological essays

John Frederic Daniell - Meteorology - 1845
...heights above the surface of the neighbouring ground, Mr. Phillips ascribes with great probability to the continual augmentation of each drop of rain from...cause the deposition of moisture upon its surface. It has been objected to this explanation, that the latent heat given off upon the surface of the drops...
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The Rivers, Mountains, and Sea-coast of Yorkshire: With Essays on the ...

John Phillips - Yorkshire (England) - 1853 - 302 pages
...say here, that the theory to which the whole investigation appears to conduct is very simple. " The difference in the quantity of rain, at different heights...its descent. As it traverses successively the humid Three summer months Minster. inches. Museum. inches. Ground. inches. Three winter months 66-35 64-82...
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Memoirs and Proceedings - Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society

Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society - Science - 1862
...the hypothesis advanced by Professor Phillips (Report of the. British Association for 1833, p. 410), "that the whole difference in the quantity of rain...cause the deposition of moisture upon its surface." In support of this hypothesis, Professor Phillips remarks "that it takes account of the length of descent,...
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Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester

Natural history - 1862
...the hypothesis advanced by Professor Phillips (Report of the British Association for 1833, p. 410), "that the whole difference in the quantity of rain...cause the deposition of moisture upon its surface." In support of this hypothesis, Professor Phillips remarks "that it takes account of the length of descent,...
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Speeches and Occasional Addresses, Volume 2

John Adams Dix - United States - 1864
...augmentation of each drop of rain from the commencement to the end of its descent, as it traverses the humid strata of air at a temperature so much lower...cause the deposition of moisture upon its surface." In a circular recently addressed by the Regents of the University to the academies of this State, they...
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