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" ... centre. Since the velocity of electricity is incomparably greater than that of sound, the thunder may be regarded as' originating at one and the same instant in every point of the course of either flash. But it will reach the ear under very different... "
An Elementary Treatise on Sound: Being the Second Volume of a Course of ... - Page 15
1836 - 220 pages
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The Connection of the Physical Sciences

Mary Somerville - Science - 1834 - 356 pages
...prolonged peal is probably owing to a combination of sounds, because the velocity of electricity being incomparably greater than that of sound, the thunder may be regarded as originating in every point of a flash of lightning at the same instant. The sound from the nearest point will arrive...
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The connexion of the physical sciences

Mary Somerville - 1834
...prolonged peiil is probably owing to a combination of sounds, because the velocity of electricity being incomparably greater than that of sound, the thunder may be regarded as originating in every point of a flash of lightning at the same instant. The sound from the nearest point will arrive...
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The philosophy of sound and history of music

William Mullinger Higgins - 1838
...points equidistant from the auditor, but the one running out in a straight line directly away from him, the other describing an arc of a circle having him...arrive at the same instant, and affect the ear as a simple explosion, with stunning loudness. In that of the rectilinear flash, on the other hand, the...
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On the Connexion of the Physical Sciences

Mary Somerville - Physical sciences - 1849 - 524 pages
...prolonged peal is probably owing to a combination of sounds, because, the velocity of electricity being incomparably greater than that of sound, the thunder may be regarded as originating in every point of a flash of lightning at the same instant. The sound from the nearest point will arrive...
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A First Book of Natural Philosophy: An Introduction to the Study of Statics ...

Samuel Newth - 1871 - 136 pages
...straight line directly away from him, the other describing an arc of a circle, having him in its centre. The thunder may be regarded as originating at one and the same instant at every point of either flash ; but it will reach the ear under very different circumstances in the...
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Philosophical Magazine

Science - 1864
...three, four, or even five English miles in lengtht. The velocity of electricity being incowparably greater than that of sound, the thunder may be regarded as originating at one and the same instant of time along the whole of this extended and, frequently, irregular line of disturbance. The observer...
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Philosophical Magazine

Science - 1864
...are sometimes three, four, or even five English miles in length^. The velocity of electricity being incomparably greater than that of sound, the thunder...regarded as originating at one and the same instant of time along the whole of this extended and, frequently, irregular line of disturbance. The observer...
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