Electric Heating (Google eBook)

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W. J. Johnston Company, 1895 - Electric heating - 290 pages
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Page 177 - Chagrined a little that we have hitherto been able to produce nothing in this way of use to mankind, and the hot weather coming on, when electrical experiments are not so agreeable, it is proposed to put an end to them for this season somewhat humorously, in a party of pleasure on the banks of the Sckuylkill.
Page 177 - Spirits, at the same time, are to be fired by a spark sent from side to side through the river, without any other conductor than the water; an experiment which we some time since performed, to the amazement of many.
Page 177 - A turkey is to be killed for our dinner by the electrical shock, and roasted by the electrical jack, before a fire kindled by the electrified bottle, when the healths of all the famous electricians in England, Holland, France and Germany are to be drank in electrified bumpers under the discharge of guns from the electrical battery.
Page 291 - As no mathematics is used and the explanations are couched in the simplest terms, this volume is an ideal first book from which to obtain the preliminary ideas necessary for the proper understanding of more advanced works.
Page 290 - Some idea of the scope of this important work and of the immense amount of labor involved in it, may be formed when it is siated that it contains definitions of about 6000 distinct words, terms, or phrases.
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Page 177 - Chagrined a little that we have been hitherto able to produce nothing in this way of use to mankind; and the hot weather coming on, when electrical experiments are not so agreeable, it is proposed to put an end to them for this season, somewhat humorously, in a party of pleasure on the banks of...

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