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" In consequence, if a sudden and short impulse be repeated beyond a certain degree of quickness, the ear loses the intervals of silence and the sound appears continuous. "
An Elementary Treatise on Sound: Being the Second Volume of a Course of ... - Page 65
1836 - 220 pages
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The Connection of the Physical Sciences

Mary Somerville - Science - 1834 - 356 pages
...noises are occasioned by irregular impulses communicated to the ear, and if they be short, sudden, ad repeated beyond a certain degree of quickness, the...intervals of silence, and the sound appears continuous, because, like the eye, it retains the perception of excitement for a moment after the impulse has ceased....
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The connexion of the physical sciences

Mary Somerville - 1834
...noises are occasioned by irregular impulses communicated to the ear, and if they be short, sudden, and repeated beyond a certain degree of quickness, the...intervals of silence, and the sound appears continuous, because, like the eye, it retains the perception of excitement for a moment after the impulse has ceased....
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The Magazine of Science, and Schools of Art, Volume 1

Science - 1842
...noises are occasioned by irregular impulses communicated to the ear, and if they be short, sudden, and repeated beyond a certain degree of quickness, the...intervals of silence, and the sound appears continuous. Still such sounds will be mere noise ; in order to produce a musical sound, the impulses, and, consequently,...
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The Alphabet of Nature; Or, Contributions Towards a More Accurate Analysis ...

Alexander John Ellis - Phonetic alphabet - 1845 - 194 pages
...rumble, according as its parts are more or less continuous ; and so for other varieties of noise. " The ear, like the eye, retains for a moment of time,...repeated beyond a certain degree of quickness, the car loses the intervals of silence and the sound appears continuous. The frequency of repetition necessary...
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On the Connexion of the Physical Sciences

Mary Somerville - Physical sciences - 1849 - 524 pages
...noises are occasioned by irregular impulses communicated to the ear ; and, if they be short, sudden, and repeated beyond a certain degree of quickness, the...intervals of silence, and the sound appears continuous. Still such sounds will be mere noise : in order to produce a musical sound, the impulses, and consequently...
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Elements of Natural Philosophy, Volumes 2-3

William Holms Chambers Bartlett - Optics - 1859
...communicated to it a perception of excitement. und produced; If, therefore, a short and sudden impulse he repeated beyond a certain degree of quickness, the...intervals of silence and the sound appears continuous. The probable frequency of repetition necessary for the production of continuous sound is stated to be not...
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Elements of Natural Philosophy: II. Acoustics. III. Optics

William Holms Chambers Bartlett - Optics - 1866 - 365 pages
...communicated to it a perception of excitement. d produced; If, therefore, a short and sudden impulse be repeated beyond a certain degree of quickness,...intervals of silence and the sound appears continuous. The probable frequency of repetition necessary for the production of continuous sound is stated to be not...
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The boy's own book [by W. Clarke].

William Clarke - 1880
...the ear retains for a moment of time, after the impluse on it has ceased, a perception of excitement, if a sudden and short impulse be repeated beyond a certain degree of quickness, the sound will appear continuous. The frequency of repetition necessary for this production of a continued...
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