| ROBERT POTTS - 1876
...in case of loss or injury to the standard, since it has been ascertained by the late commissioners **that 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, is equal to 252*458 grains, of which... | |
| Robert Potts - 1876
...WEIGHTS. 5. By the Act of Parliament which defined the standards of weights and measures, it was enacted, **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 boing at 30 inches, is equal to 252-458 grains."... | |
| R. E - 1877
...by the Commissioners appointed by His Majesty to inquire into the subjects of weights and measures, **that a cubic inch of distilled water, weighed in air by brass weights, at the temperature of** sixty-two degrees of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the O barometer being at thirty inches, is equal to... | |
| George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - 1879
...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." AVOLi (anc.... | |
| William Alfred Browne - 1879 - 335 Seiten
...standard measure of weight from which all other weights shall be derived, computed, and ascertained." **A cubic inch of distilled water, weighed in air by brass weights at the temperature of 62** degrees Fahrenheit, the barometer being at 30 inches, weighs 252-458 grains; the Troy pound contains... | |
| George Crispe Whiteley - 1879 - 206 Seiten
...defaced, or otherwise injured, by reference to some invariable natural standard, and it was declared **that a cubic inch of distilled water, weighed in air by brass weights at** 62° F., the barometer being at 30 inches, is equal to 252 • 458 grains ; that 7000 such grains were... | |
| 1879
...The pound troy of 5760 grains copied from the standard of 1760, is also defined by determining tha; **a cubic inch of distilled water weighed in air by brass weights at** 62° Fahrenheit, the barometer being at 30 inches, is equal to 252,248 grains. The standard for measures... | |
| Great Britain - 1824
...the Commissioners appointed by His Majesty to inquire < into the Subjects of Weights and Measures, **that a Cubic Inch < of distilled Water, weighed in Air by Brass Weights, at the < Temperature of** Sixty two degrees of Fahrenheit's Thermometer, * the Barometer being at Thirty Inches, is equal to... | |
| 1899
...62° F., barometer 30 ins., was made the standard of capacity for liquid measures. At the same time, **a cubic inch of distilled water, weighed in air by brass weights at the temperature of 62°** F., the barometer at 30 ins., was declared to contain 252'458 grains, thus making the contents of the... | |
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