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Página xvii - ... of Philosophical Institutions shall be entitled, in like manner, to become Members of the Association. All Members of a Philosophical Institution recommended by its Council or Managing Committee shall be entitled, in like manner, to become Members of the Association. Persons not belonging to such Institutions shall be elected by the General Committee or Council to become Life Members of the Association, Annual Subscribers, or Associates for the year, subject to the approval of a General Meeting.
Página 88 - ... points of division, and also at the upper and lower points of the depth extending each measurement to the average thickness of...
Página xvii - Its objects are— to give a stronger impulse, and a more systematic direction to scientific enquiry— to promote the intercourse of those who cultivate Science in different parts of the British Empire with one another, and with Foreign Philosophers — to obtain a more general attention to the objects of Science, and a removal of any disadvantages of a public kind which impede its progress.
Página 89 - ... in a direction perpendicular to the keel from the height so marked on the outside of the ship on the one side to the height so marked on the other side by passing a chain under the keel...
Página 89 - ... at the point where the counter plank crosses it ; measure also the greatest breadth of the ship to the outside of the outer planking or wales, and then, having first marked on...
Página xliii - Action of Gases on Light 18 16 1 Establishment at Kew Observatory, Wages, Repairs, Furniture, and Sundries ... 133 4 7 Experiments by Captive Balloons 81 8 0...
Página 88 - ... multiply the quantity thus obtained by one-third of the common interval between the breadths, and the product shall be deemed the transverse area...