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" ... the ratio of the ovendry weight of a sample to the weight of a volume of water equal to the volume of the sample at some specific moisture content, as green, air-dry, or ovendry. "
A Treatise on Pharmacy for Students and Pharmacists - Page 74
by Charles Caspari - 1916 - 929 pages
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First Principles of Chemistry: Being a Familiar Introduction to the Study of ...

James Renwick - Chemistry - 1840 - 444 pages
...air, as the weight of its own bulk of the fluid. The loss of weight in water, therefore, being the weight of a volume of water equal to the volume of the body, a statement in proportion of which the third term is one, will give the specific gravity ; and...
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Pharmaceutical Journal: A Weekly Record of Pharmacy and Allied ..., Volume 4

Pharmacy - 1845
...liquids. Tlius on weighing a solid body, first in air and then in water (as described in process 1.), the weight of a volume of water equal to the volume of the solid substance employed, is ascertained ; and if this be repeated, using the same solid body, but...
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First Principles of Chemistry: Being a Familiar Introduction to the Study of ...

James Renwick - Chemistry - 1845 - 444 pages
...air, as the weight of its own bulk of the fluid. The loss of weight in water, therefore, being the weight of a volume of water equal to the volume of the body, a statement in proportion of which the third term is one, will give the specific gravity ; and...
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Principles of Physics and Meteorology

Johann Heinrich Jacob Müller - Fisica - 1847 - 581 pages
...weighing a second time, we strain the quantity of water that has been displaced; or, in other words, the weight of a volume of water equal to the volume of the granules. By way of illustration, let us determine the specific gravity of platinum granules as they...
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Chemistry

William Thomas Brande, Alfred Swaine Taylor - Chemistry - 1863 - 696 pages
...this difference from the known weight of water, required to fill the bottle, and the remainder is the weight of a volume of water, equal to the volume of the solid in powder; then, as this is to the known weight of water, required to fill the bottle : : sp....
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A Dictionary of Science: Comprising Astronomy, Chemistry, Dynamics ...

George Farrer Rodwell - Physical sciences - 1871 - 580 pages
...the upper tray until the instrument sinks to the same mark. The weight required to effect this is the weight of a volume of water equal to the volume of the substance. (See Jtitplacement of Liquids.) Accordingly, by dividing the weight of the body by the weight...
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elementary treatise on nautral philosophy

a. privat deschanel - 1873
...supporting the body. This additional weight, according to the principle of Archimedes, represents the weight of a volume of water equal to the volume of the body. The density of copper is thus "TT^T =8'8. (2.) Liquid bodies.—From one of the scales of the...
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Scientific Handicraft: A Descriptive, Illustrated, and Priced Catalogue of ...

John Joseph Griffin - Physical instruments - 1873
...weight which it loses is precisely equal to that of the water which it displaces, and is exactly that weight of a volume of water equal to the volume of the solid which we wish to ascertain. To prove this fact it suffices to place the indicated weight upon...
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Notes of a Course of Nineteen Lectures on Natural Philosophy Delivered at ...

George Farrer Rodwell - Physics - 1873 - 166 pages
...to say, the weight in air is divided by the loss of weight in water, which latter is obviously the weight of a volume of water equal to the volume of the immersed body, and the quotient gives us the weight of the latter in terms of the weight of an equal...
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ELEMENTARY ARITHMETIC, WITH BRIEF NOTICES OF ITS HISTORY

ROBERT POTTS - 1876
...four inches. He employed pure distilled water, and weighing the cube in air and in water he found the weight of a volume of water equal to the volume of the brass cube. The same operation was performed with the brass cylinder, and on comparing the results...
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