By comparing the number of grains in the Avoirdupois and Troy pound and ounce respectively, it appears that the Troy pound is less than the Avoirdupois, in the proportion of 14 to 17 nearly ; but the Troy ounce is greater than the Avoirdupois, in the... British Almanac and Companion - Page 961850Full view - About this book
| Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth - 1833 - 614 pages
...— 39 0 0 structed in decimal progression, from 10,000 grains downwards to one hundredth of a grain. **By comparing the number of grains in the avoirdupois...is less than the avoirdupois, in the proportion of** fourteen to seventeen nearly ; but the troy ounce is greater than the avoirdupois, in the proportion... | |
| Encyclopaedia Americana - 1833 - 548 pages
...0 0 Ill etiucted in decimal progression, from 10,000 grains downwards to one hundredth of a grain. **By comparing the number of grains in the avoirdupois...is less than the avoirdupois, in the proportion of** fourteen to seventeen nearly ; but the troy ounce is greater than the avoirdupois, in the proportion... | |
| Olinthus Gregory - 1834 - 480 pages
...of weights are constructed in decimal progression, from 10,000 grains downwards to yiT of a grain. **By comparing the number of grains in the Avoirdupois...greater than the Avoirdupois, in the proportion of** 79 to 72 nearly. • The Troy pound.is equal to the weight of 22-815 cubic inches of distilled water,... | |
| Olinthus Gregory - 1834 - 472 pages
...of weights are constructed in decimal progression, from 10,OOO grains downwards to T|5 of a grain. **By comparing the number of grains in the Avoirdupois...to 17 nearly ; but the Troy ounce is greater than** ¿lie Avoirdupois, in the proportion of 79 to 72 nearly. The Troy pound is equal to the weight of 22-815... | |
| Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth - 1835 - 546 pages
...39 0 0 . structed in decimal progression, from 10,000 grains downwards to one hundredth of a grain. **By comparing the number of grains in the avoirdupois...and troy pound and ounce respectively, it appears** thai the troy pound is less than the avoirdupois, in the proportion of fourteen to seventeen nearly... | |
| William Waterston - 1840 - 280 pages
...= 20 = 1 = 1 The troy pound is lees than the avoirdupois in the proportion of 14 to 17 nearly ; hut **the troy ounce is greater than the avoirdupois in the proportion of** 79 to 72 nearly. Tlwßneness of gold and silver Is expressed in the manner explained in pages 139 and... | |
| 1841 - 1006 pages
...weights are constructed in decimal progression, from 10,000 grains downwards to one hundredth of a grain. **By comparing the number of grains in the avoirdupois and troy pound and** ouuce respectively, it appears that the troy pound is less than the avoirdupois, in the proportion... | |
| James Laurie - 1842 - 1098 pages
...formerly subdivided into 7680 avoirdupois grains, 10 of which made a scruple, 30 a dram, and 480 an ounce. **The troy pound is less than the avoirdupois in the proportion of** 144 to 175, or of 14 to 17 nearly . bat the troy ounce is greater than the avoirdupois in the proportion... | |
| System - 1842 - 894 pages
...subdivided into 76вО avoirdupois grains, 10 of which made a scruple, 30 a dram, and 480 an ounce. **The troy pound is less than the avoirdupois in the proportion of** 144 to 175, or of 14 to 17 nearly ; but the troy ounce is greater than the avoirdupois in the proportion... | |
| Alfred Crowquill - 1843 - 156 pages
...to waste; as Grocery and Chandlery wares, Provisions in general, and all Metals but silver and gold. **By comparing the number of grains in the Avoirdupois...greater than the Avoirdupois, in the proportion of** 79 to /2 nearly. 1 Ib. Avoirdupois = 14 oz. 11 dwt. 15j gr. Troy. 1 oz. „ „ = 0 18 5J „ Idr.... | |
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