Rudimentary dictionary of terms used in architecture, civil, architecture, naval, building and construction, early and ecclesiastical art, engineering, civil, engineering, mechanical, fine art, mining, surveying, etc: to which are added explanatory observations on numerous subjects connected with practical art and science, Volumes 1-2
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Page 260 - For the Lord •will pass through to smite the Egyptians ; and when he seeth the blood upon the lintel, and on the two side posts...
Page 28 - Make thee an ark of gopher wood; rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and shalt pitch it within and without with pitch. And this is the fashion which thou shalt make it of : The length of the ark shall be three hundred cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty cubits.
Page 15 - And Noah builded an altar unto the LORD ; and took of every clean beast, and of every clean fowl, and offered burnt offerings on the altar.
Page 420 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 284 - And Zillah, she also bare Tubal-cain, an instructor of every artificer in brass and iron: and the sister of Tubal-cain was Naamah.
Page 420 - The sphere may be conceived to be generated by the revolution of a semicircle DAE...
Page 141 - The Measure of an angle is an arc of any circle contained between the two lines which form that angle, the angular point being the centre; and it is estimated by the number of degrees contained in that arc.
Page 34 - Therefore is the name of it called Babel ; because the Lord did there confound the language of all the earth : and from thence did the Lord scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.
Page 38 - The mercury is sustained in the tube by the pressure of the atmosphere on the surface of the fluid in the cup.