| James Gray - 1854 - 108 Seiten
...which all weights are taken ; it contains 5760 grains, each grain being the 5 ,,- s ! 3 ;, в part of **a cubic inch of distilled water, weighed in air, by brass weights, at the temperature of 62°** of Fah. thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches. By this weight are weighed gold, silver, jewels,... | |
| William Somerville Orr - 1856
...by the commissioners appointed by his Majesty to inquire into the subject of weights and measures, **that a cubic inch of distilled water weighed in air by brass weights at the temperature of 62** degrees of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches, is equal to 252 grains, and... | |
| Wesley Stoker Barker Woolhouse - 1856 - 188 Seiten
...latitude of London in a vacuum at the level of the sea is 39-1393 inches of the standard ; and that the **cubic inch of distilled water, weighed in air by brass weights, at** 62° of Fahrenheit, the barometer being at 30 inches, is equal to 252-458 grains, according to the... | |
| English cookery book - 1859
...troy, and 7000 such grains a pound avoirdupois, and one-sixteenth part of such ounce a drachm. If the **standard pound shall be lost, destroyed, or defaced,...in air by brass weights, at the temperature of 62** degrees Fahrenheit, and the baroineter at thirty inches, is equal to 252'45S grains ; and as the standard... | |
| George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - 1859
...the standard. The standard grain, prescribed by act of parliament in the reign of George IV., is such **that "a cubic inch of distilled water weighed in air by brass weights, at the temperature of 62°** Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches, is equal to 252.458 grains." AVOLA, a Sicilian... | |
| William Barnes - 1859 - 190 Seiten
...148 pound weight shall be a certain quantity more than 22 times the weight of a cubic inch of rain **water, weighed in air by brass weights, at the temperature of 62°** Fahrenheit. The insufficiency of weight alone, and the help afforded to it by measure, are shown by... | |
| William Somerville Orr - 1860
...by the commissioners appointed by his Majesty to inquire into the subject of weights and measures, **that a cubic inch of distilled water weighed in air by brass weights at the temperature of 62** degrees of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches, is equal to 252 grains, and... | |
| Sir James Fitzjames Stephen - 1863 - 499 Seiten
...pound sterling ? Such a part of an ounce of gold. What is an ounce ? Such a part of the weight of " **a cubic inch of distilled water weighed in air by brass weights, at the temperature of 62°** of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches."* What is an inch ? A measure bearing... | |
| 1863
...said avoirdupois ounce 1 dram. 5. — Standard pound Troy if lost, &c., to be restored by reference to **a cubic inch of distilled water weighed in air, by brass weights at the temperature of 62°** Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches, the weight of which is equal to 252 grains... | |
| 1863 - 374 Seiten
...forces. The standard of weight in England is the pound Troy, consisting of 5760 grains; and it is stated **that a cubic inch of distilled water weighed in air by brass weights at** 62° Fahrenheit, the barometer being at 30 inches, weighs 252'458 such grains: — the pound Avoirdupois... | |
| |