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" 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 xxxvii
by Amédée Guillemin - 1877 - 741 pages
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First Report of the Council to the General Meeting, Held Feb. 26th, 1856 ...

International Association for Obtaining a Uniform Decimal System of Measures, Weights, and Coins. British Branch - 1857
...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...
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

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...
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Reports of Samuel B. Ruggles: Delegate to the International Statistical ...

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...
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The Forces of Nature: A Popular Introduction to the Study of Physical Phenomena

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...
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The Forces of Nature: A Popular Introduction to the Study of Physical Phenomena

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...
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The Forces of Nature: A Popular Introduction to the Study of Physical Phenomena

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...
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The Forces of Nature: A Popular Introduction to the Study of Physical Phenomena

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,...
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The Pattern Maker's Assistant; Embracing ... Practical Gear Construction ...

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...
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Pattern Maker's Assistant, Embracing Lathe Work, Branch Work, Core Work ...

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...
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The Pattern Maker's Assistant: Embracing Lathe Work, Branch Work, Core Work ...

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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