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" Hence the magnitude of the whole body, is to the magnitude of the part immersed, as the specific gravity of the fluid, is to that of the body. "
A Course of Mathematics ...: Composed for the Use of the Royal Military ... - Page 229
by Charles Hutton - 1811
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A manual for mechanics' institutions

Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge - 1839
...shown that when a solid is immersed in a fluid, the weight lost is to the whole weight of the body as the specific gravity of the fluid is to that of the solid. The instruments used for ascertaining specific gravities are the hydrostatic balance and the...
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Encyclopędia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge ..., Volume 3

Encyclopaedia - 1845
...difference is the weight of an equal volume of the fluid ; this, therefore, is to its weight in the air, as the specific gravity of the fluid is to that of the body. Consequently, if W be the weight of a body in air, W its weight in water, or any other fluid, S the...
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Theoretical and Practical Mechanics: Designed Principally for Practical Men

James Hann - Mechanics - 1848 - 325 pages
...fluid displaced by the part immersed is equal in weight to the weight of the whole body. Therefore, the specific gravity of the fluid is to that of the body, as the whole magnitude of the body is to the part immersed. The specific gravities of equal solids...
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Rudimentary dictionary of terms used in architecture [&c.].

John Weale - 1850
...fluid displaced by the part immersed is equal in weight to the weight of the whole body. Therefore the specific gravity of the fluid is to that of the body as the whole magnitude of the body is to the part immersed. The specific gravities of equal solids...
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Guide to the Civil service

Henry White - 1864
...and show that when a solid is immersed in a fluid, the weight lost is to the whole weight of the body as the specific gravity of the fluid is to that of the solid. 10. Explain the principle of the hydraulic press, and find the mechanical power in a machine...
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Civil service guide

Robert Johnston (F.R.G.S.) - Civil service - 1869 - 178 pages
...and show that when a solid is immersed in a fluid, the weight lost is to the whole weight of the body as the specific gravity of the fluid is to that of the solid. 10. Explain the principle of the hydraulic press, and find the mechanical power in a machine...
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Elementary hydrostatics: its principles explained, illustrated, and applied

John Thurlow - 1871
...Cor. 1. When a body is wholly immersed in a fluid, the weight lost is to the whole weight of the body as the specific gravity of the fluid is to that of the body. is For as in the proposition above, suppose the body kept in position by a string, then weight lost...
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The Engineer's Handy-book: Containing a Full Explanation of the Steam-engine ...

Stephen Roper - Mechanical engineering - 1884 - 675 pages
...quantity of fluid displaced by the part immersed is equal to the weight of the whole body. And hence, as the specific gravity of the fluid is to that of the body, so is the whole magnitude of the body to the part immersed. The specific gravities of equal solids...
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Hand-book of Modern Steam Fire-engines: Including the Running, Care and ...

Stephen Roper - Fire engines - 1889 - 390 pages
...quantity of fluid displaced by the part immerged is equal to the weight of the whole body. And hence, as the specific gravity of the fluid is to that of the body, so is the whole magnitude of the body to the part immerged. The specific gravities of equal solids...
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A Practical Work-shop Companion for Tin, Sheet-iron, and Copper-plate Workers

Leroy J. Blinn - Alloys - 1891 - 296 pages
...quantity of fluid displaced by the part immersed is equal to the weight of the whole body. And hence, as the specific gravity of the fluid is to that of the body, so is the whole magnitude of the body to the part immersed. The specific gravities of equal solids...
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