A New Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary: Comprising an Explanation of the Terms and Principles of Pure and Mixed Mathematics, and Such Branches of Natural Philosophy as are Susceptible of Mathematical Investigation ; with Historical Sketches of the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the Several Departments of These Sciences, and an Account of the Discoveries and Writings of the Most Celebrated Authors, Both Ancient and Modern
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