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Essays, on the Effects Produced by Various Processes on Atmospheric Air ...
Antoine-Laurent De Lavoisier
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3dly 4thly absorbed acidifying principle adly aeriform fluids Šther atmospheric air bulk burning bustion calcination calx of mercury candle capable cold combination combustion common air converted into fixed cubic inches decomposition degree of heat dephlo dephlogisticated air deprived diminution dissolved drachms of sugar ebullition effected effervescence elastic fluid ESSAY fixed air fixed alkali formed forms fixed four drachms free fire gisticated air glass grains highly respirable air igneous fluid inches of air inches of nitrous inflammable air Lavoisier lime-water matter of fire memoir mephitic nitrous acid obtained operation ounces of nitrous periments phlogisticated phlogiston phosphoric acid phosphorus portion of air precipitate Priestley Priestley's produced proportion proved pure air pyrites pyrophorus quantity of air residuum respiration of animals retort saccharine acid saturated separated shewn solution sorbed spirit of nitre spirit of wine substances sulphur thermometer vapours vessels vitriolic acid vitriolisation volatile alkali volatile vitriolic volume of air
Page 15 - air, which it contains, has been drained, and combined with the metal. 3dly. THAT, in like manner, if an animal be confined in a given quantity of air, it will
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.
Page 14 - portion of the air combines with the blood, or that it is changed into fixed air in
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