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" ... but if there are no such metallic connections with distant points, it is not necessary to take any pains to facilitate the escape of the electricity into the earth. Still less is it advisable to erect a tall conductor with a sharp point in order to... "
The Applications of Physical Forces - Page 543
by Amédée Guillemin - 1877 - 741 pages
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The Meteorological Magazine, Volumes 11-12

Meteorology - 1876
...not necessary to take anv pains to allow the escape of electricity into the earth ; still less was it advisable to erect a tall conductor with a sharp point in order to relieve thunder-clouds of their charge. It need scarcely be added, says the writer, that it is not advisable...
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The Year-book of Facts in Science and Art

Science - 1877
...substance. For instance, if a copper I wire, say No. 4, BWG :0'238 inches diameter), were carried round i the foundation of the house, up each of the corners...conductor with a sharp point in order to relieve the thunderclonds of their charge. It is hardly necessary to add, that it is not advisable, during a thunderstorm,...
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Van Nostrand's Eclectic Engineering Magazine, Volume 16

Engineering - 1877
...\va8 not necessary to take any pains to allow the escape of electricity into the air; still less was it advisable to erect a tall conductor with a sharp point in order to relieve thunder clouds of their charge. It was hardly necessary to add that it was not advisable during a thunderstorm...
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Lightning Conductors: Their History, Nature, and Mode of Application

Richard Anderson (F.C.S.) - Lightning conductors - 1880 - 256 pages
...which enter the building from without, these must be connected with the system of conducting wires ; but if there are no such metallic connections with...order to relieve the thunder-clouds of their charge. LIGHTNING CONDUCTORS. during a thunderstorm, to stand on the roof of a house so protected, or to stand...
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Lightning conductors: their history, nature, and mode of application

Richard Anderson (F.C.S.) - Lightning conductors - 1885 - 470 pages
...of a powerful, and, in all probability, fatal shock. Professor Clerk Maxwell says that it is not " advisable to erect a tall conductor with a sharp point...order to relieve the thunder-clouds of their charge." This may possibly be true. But it is advisable to erect such a tall conductor with a sharp point in...
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Agricultural Students Gazette

Studenys At The College Cirencester - 1876
...powder-mill, though there may be electric bells, and other telegraphic apparatus entirely within the building. Still less is it advisable to erect a tall conductor with a sharp point in order to relieve the thunder clouds of their charge. I have supposed the powder mill to be entirely sheathed in thick sheet...
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