An inch is the smallest lineal measure to which a name is given ; but subdivisions are used for many purposes. Among mechanics the inch is commonly divided into eighths. By the officers of the revenue, and by scientific persons, it is divided into tenths,... Mathematics for Practical Men - Página 15por Olinthus Gregory - 1833 - 427 páginasVista completa - Acerca de este libro
| 1889
...Pole» Furlongs I Foot I Yard 1 Hod or Pole 1 Furlong I Mile !1 Degree of a Great Circle of the Earth. **An inch is the smallest lineal measure to which a...mechanics, the inch is commonly divided into eighths.** Ну the officers of the revenue, and by scientific persons, H is divided into tenths, hundredth*,... | |
| E. S. Norman Campbell - 1830 - 284 páginas
...a foot. is given, but subdivisions are used for many purposes. Among Mechanics the inch is usually **divided into eighths. By the officers of the Revenue,...hundredths, &c. Formerly it was made to consist of** twelve parts, called lines, but these have latterly fallen into disuse. INCIDENCE. The direction in... | |
| Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - 1831
...40 poles 1^ 1 furlong 8 furlongs = 1 mile C9 1-15 miles — 1 degree of a great circle of the earth. **An inch is the smallest lineal measure to which a...hundredths, &c. Formerly, it was made to consist of** twelve parts, called lines ; liut these have properly fallen into disuse. Particular Measures of Lctiglh.... | |
| Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - 1831
...pole -10 (Miles ~ furlong 8 furlongs ~ mile 69 1-15 miles — degree of a great circle of the earth. **An inch is the smallest lineal measure to which a...mechanics, the inch is commonly divided into eighths.** ]iy the officers of the revenue, and by scientific persons, it is divided into tenths, hmidredtlis,... | |
| francis lieber - 1831
...alterations in the weights and measures. The measures now in use in England and the U. States are к follows: **An inch is the smallest lineal measure to which a name is given, but subdivisions** arc used for many purposes. Among mechanics, the inch is commonly divided into eighths. By the officers... | |
| Olinthus Gregory - 1834 - 427 páginas
...all European, and most other, countries. 1. MEASURE OF LENGTH. 12 Inches =1 Foot 3 Feet =1 Yard. 5i **Yards = 1 Rod or Pole. 40 Poles =1 Furlong. 8 Furlongs...Among mechanics the inch is commonly divided into** eightks. By the officers of the revenue, and by scientific persons, it is divided into tenths, hundredths,... | |
| Olinthus Gregory - 1834 - 427 páginas
...inaccurate. We do not, in fact, yet know the length of a seconds ARITHMETIC : WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. **pendulum at London, vibrating in the circumstances...lines, but these have properly fallen into disuse.** Particular Measures of Length. A Nail = Quarter= Yard = Ell = Hand = Fathom = Link = Chain Inches T... | |
| Luke Hebert - 1835
...pole. 40 poles = 1 furlong. 8 furlongs = 1 mile. 69Í mues = 1 degree of a great circle of the earth. **An inch is the smallest lineal measure to which a name is given, but** mechanics subdivide it generally into eighths and sixteenths ; measures or " rules " are however constructed... | |
| Luke Hebert - 1836
...= 69¿ miles = 1 yard. 1 rod or pole. 1 furlong. . 1 mile. 1 degree of a great circle of the earth. **An inch is the smallest lineal measure to which a name is given, but** mechanics subdivide it generally into eighths and sixteenths ; measures or " rules " are however constructed... | |
| Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth - 1835
...furlongs ~ 69 1-15 miles =. oot yard rod, or pole furlong mile (ki;Tec of a great circle of the carlh. **An inch is the smallest lineal measure to which a name is given,** hut subdivisions are used for many purposes. Among mechanics, the inch is commonly divided into eighths.... | |
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