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" I measure), has been taken as being the ten-millionth part of the quadrant of a meridian passing through Paris ; that is to say, the ten-millionth part of the distance between the equator and the pole, measured through Paris. It is equal to 39-3707898... "
The Applications of Physical Forces - Page xxxvii
by Amédée Guillemin - 1877 - 741 pages
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First Report of the Council to the General Meeting, Held Feb. 26th, 1856 ...

International Association for Obtaining a Uniform Decimal System of Measures, Weights, and Coins. British Branch - 1857
...as one would have expected, the French metre as the unit of measure. The French, he believed, took the ten-millionth part of the distance between the equator and the pole, but the Bill proposed to take a certain multiple and decimal part of an inch. But, then, it would be...
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1863
...as one would have expected, the French metre as the unit of measure. The French, he believed, took the ten-millionth part of the distance between the equator and the pole, but the Bill proposed to take a certain multiple and decimal part of an inch. But then it would be...
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Reports of Samuel B. Ruggles: Delegate to the International Statistical ...

Samuel Bulkley Ruggles - Coinage - 1864 - 137 pages
...as one would have expected, the French metre as the unit of measure. The French, he believed, took the ten-millionth part of the distance between the equator and the pole, but the bill proposed to take a certain multiple and decimal part of an inch. But, then, it would be...
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The Forces of Nature: A Popular Introduction to the Study of Physical Phenomena

Amédée Guillemin, Sir Norman Lockyer - Physics - 1872 - 679 pages
...m&tre (from pirpeu, I measure), has been taken as being the ten-millionth part of the quadrant of a meridian passing through Paris ; that is to say, the...thousand millimetres, one hundred centimetres, and ten decimetres; while a decametre is ten metres, a hectometre one hundred metres, a kilometre one thousand...
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The Forces of Nature: A Popular Introduction to the Study of Physical Phenomena

Amédée Guillemin - Physics - 1873 - 679 pages
...mitre (from nrrpew, I measure), has been taken as being the ten-millionth part of the quadrant of a meridian passing through Paris ; that is to say, the...39-3707898 inches. The metre is divided into one thousand millimMres, one hundred centimetres, and ten d£cimbtra ; while a decametre is ten metres, a hectometre...
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The Forces of Nature: A Popular Introduction to the Study of Physical Phenomena

Amédée Guillemin - Light - 1873 - 679 pages
...m&trc (from /terpew, I measure), has been taken as being the ten-millionth part of the quadrant of a meridian passing through Paris ; that is to say, the...ten-millionth part of the distance between the equator and the po]e, measured through Paris. It is equal lo 39-3707898 inches. The metre is divided into one thousand...
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The Forces of Nature: A Popular Introduction to the Study of Physical Phenomena

Amédée Guillemin - Light - 1873 - 679 pages
...meridian passing through 1'ni-is ; that is to say, tin: ten-millionth part of tlif distance he t \vecn the equator and the pole, measured through Paris. It is equal to I'.',K'>7078(JS inches. Tin; metre is divided into one thousand uiiUiuiftrts, cine hundred ct nl IniftTCS,...
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The Pattern Maker's Assistant; Embracing ... Practical Gear Construction ...

Joshua Rose - Patternmaking - 1877 - 324 pages
...unit of length, culled the metre, has bc.cn taken as being the ten millionth part of the quadrant of a meridian passing through Paris; that is to say, the...thousand millimetres, one hundred centimetres, and ten decimeters ; while a decameter is ten metres; a hectometre one hundred metres, a kilometre one thousand...
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Pattern Maker's Assistant, Embracing Lathe Work, Branch Work, Core Work ...

Joshua Rose - Patternmaking - 1877 - 324 pages
...unit of length, called the metre, has been taken as being the ten millionth part of the quadrant of a meridian passing through Paris ; that is to say, the...thousand millimetres, one hundred centimetres, and ten decimeters ; while a decameter is ten metres; a hectometre one hundred metres, a kilometre one thousand...
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The Pattern Maker's Assistant: Embracing Lathe Work, Branch Work, Core Work ...

Joshua Rose - Patternmaking - 1878 - 324 pages
...unit of length, called the metre, has been taken as being the ten millionth part of the quadrant of a meridian passing through Paris; that is to say, the...through Paris. It is equal to 39-3707898 inches. The metro is divided iuto one thousand millimetres, one hundred centimetres, and ten decimeters ; while...
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