Essays on the Effects Produced by Various Processes on Atmospheric Air: With a Particular View to an Investigation of the Constitution of the Acids

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W. Eyres, 1783 - Acids - 142 pages
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Page 2 - in which he has greatly extended the bounds of our knowledge; and has endeavoured to prove, by a number of very ingenious, delicate, and novel experiments, that the
Page 16 - be capable of calcining in it, and, to a certain point, the time which animals will be capable of living in it. THE
Page 12 - air may be wholly converted into fixed air by an addition of powdered charcoal ; and, in other memoirs, I have proved that this
Page 142 - To which is added, a Mode of IMPREGNATING WATER, in large Quantities, with FIXED AIR, for Medicinal Ufes, on board
Page 117 - ON THE COMBINATION OF THE MATTER OF FIRE WITH EVAPORABLE FLUIDS; AND ON THE FORMATION OF ELASTIC AERIFORM FLUIDS.
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Page 10 - part of which has combined with the mercury, during the calcination: and the air which has
Page 16 - air, equal to that of which they had been deprived. A new proof of this
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