I measure), has been taken as being the ten-millionth part of the quadrant of a meridian passing through Paris ; that is to say, the ten-millionth part of the distance between the equator and the pole, measured through Paris. It is equal to 39-3707898... The Applications of Physical Forces - Page xxxviiby Amédée Guillemin - 1877 - 741 pagesFull view - About this book
| Thomas Curson Hansard - Great Britain - 1863
...as one would have expected, the French metre as the unit of measure. The French, he believed, took **the ten-millionth part of the distance between the equator and the pole,** but the Bill proposed to take a certain multiple and decimal part of an inch. But then it would be... | |
| Coinage - 1864 - 137 pages
...as one would have expected, the French metre as the unit of measure. The French, he believed, took **the ten-millionth part of the distance between the equator and the pole,** but the bill proposed to take a certain multiple and decimal part of an inch. But, then, it would be... | |
| Amédée Guillemin, Sir Norman Lockyer - Physics - 1872 - 679 pages
...m&tre (from pirpeu, I measure), has been taken as being the ten-millionth part of the quadrant of a **meridian passing through Paris ; that is to say, the...thousand millimetres, one hundred centimetres, and ten** decimetres; while a decametre is ten metres, a hectometre one hundred metres, a kilometre one thousand... | |
| Amédée Guillemin - Light - 1873 - 679 pages
...mitre (from nrrpew, I measure), has been taken as being the ten-millionth part of the quadrant of a **meridian passing through Paris ; that is to say, the...39-3707898 inches. The metre is divided into one thousand** millimMres, one hundred centimetres, and ten d£cimbtra ; while a decametre is ten metres, a hectometre... | |
| Amédée Guillemin - Light - 1873 - 679 pages
...m&trc (from /terpew, I measure), has been taken as being the ten-millionth part of the quadrant of a **meridian passing through Paris ; that is to say, the...ten-millionth part of the distance between the equator and the** po]e, measured through Paris. It is equal lo 39-3707898 inches. The metre is divided into one thousand... | |
| Amédée Guillemin - Light - 1873 - 679 pages
...meridian passing through 1'ni-is ; that is to say, tin: ten-millionth part of tlif distance he t \vecn **the equator and the pole, measured through Paris. It is equal to** I'.',K'>7078(JS inches. Tin; metre is divided into one thousand uiiUiuiftrts, cine hundred ct nl IniftTCS,... | |
| Patternmaking - 1877 - 324 pages
...unit of length, culled the metre, has bc.cn taken as being the ten millionth part of the quadrant of a **meridian passing through Paris; that is to say, the...thousand millimetres, one hundred centimetres, and ten** decimeters ; while a decameter is ten metres; a hectometre one hundred metres, a kilometre one thousand... | |
| 1877
...unit of length, called the metre, has been taken as being the ten millionth part of the quadrant of a **meridian passing through Paris ; that is to say, the...thousand millimetres, one hundred centimetres, and ten** decimeters ; while a decameter is ten metres; a hectometre one hundred metres, a kilometre one thousand... | |
| Joshua Rose - Patternmaking - 1878 - 324 pages
...unit of length, called the metre, has been taken as being the ten millionth part of the quadrant of a **meridian passing through Paris; that is to say, the...through Paris. It is equal to 39-3707898 inches. The** metro is divided iuto one thousand millimetres, one hundred centimetres, and ten decimeters ; while... | |
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