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" Leslie froze a pound and a quarter of water, contained in a hemispherical porous cup. Muriate of lime in ignited porous pieces, may also be employed as an absorbent. Even mouldering trap or whinstone has been used for experimental illustration with success.... "
A Dictionary of Chemistry and Mineralogy: With Their Applications - Page 367
by Andrew Ure - 1831 - 844 pages
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An Encyclop├Žaedia of Domestic Economy: Comprising Such Subjects ..., Volume 2

Thomas Webster - 1855 - 680 pages
...of the air-pump with a body of oatmeal of a foot in diameter, and rather more than an inch deep, he froze a pound and a quarter of water contained in a hemispherical porous cup. The oatmeal, which is less hazardous than acid to those little used to experimenting, is easily dried...
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Annals of Philosophy: Or, Magazine of Chemistry, Mineralogy ..., Volume 10

Thomas Thomson - 1817 - 514 pages
...a body of dried oatmeal a foot in diameter, and rather more than one inch deep, I have since frozen a pound and a quarter of water contained in a hemispherical porous cup, and, though the room is warmer than before, the energy of absorption seems to be capable of maintaining...
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Annals of Philosophy, Or, Magazine of Chemistry, Mineralogy ..., Volume 10

1817
...a body of dried oatmeal a foot in diameter, and rather more than one inch deep, I have since frozen a pound and a quarter of water contained in a hemispherical porous cup, and, though the room is warmer than before, the energy of absorption seems to be capable of maintaining...
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A Dictionary of Chemistry, on the Basis of Mr. Nicholson's: In ..., Volume 1

Andrew Ure - 1821 - 436 pages
...inch deep, Professor Leslie froze a pound and a quarter of water, contained in a hemispherical poroas cup. Muriate of lime in ignited porous pieces, may...to procure a supply of ice, when the temperature of the air is many degrees above the freezing point. Not far from Calcutta, in large open plains, three...
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, for 1808-26, Volume 10

1821 - 726 pages
...With a body of this substance, a foot in diameter, and rather more than one inch deep, he has frozen a pound and a quarter of water, contained in a hemispherical porous cup ; and the absorption is capable of containing the state of congelation for a considerable time. When...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 1

1824 - 886 pages
...parched oatmeal. With a body of oatmeal of a foot in diameter, and rather more than an inch deep, he froze a pound and a quarter of water, contained in a hemispherical porous cup. The meal is easily dried and restored again to its action. In a hot climate, the exposure to the sun...
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The Operative Chemist: Being a Practical Display of the Arts and ...

Samuel Frederick Gray - 1828 - 1144 pages
...parched oatmeal. With a body of oatmeal, of a foot in diameter, and rather more than an inch deep, he froze a pound and a quarter of water, contained in a hemispherical porous cup. The oatrmeal is easily dried, and restored again to its action ; in a hot climate, the exposure to...
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volume 10

1821 - 726 pages
...With a body of this substance, a foot in diameter, and rather more than one inch deep, he has frozen a pound and a quarter of water, contained in a hemispherical porous cup ; and the absorption is capable of containing the state of congelation for a considerable time. When...
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A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 6

Thomas Curtis - 1829 - 828 pages
...unskilful hands may be obviated by using oafneal, desiccated nearly to brownness before a kitchen fire, and allowed to cool in close vessels. With a body...to procure a supply of ice, when the temperature of the air is many degrees above the freezing point. Not far from Calcutta, in large open plains, three...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 1, Volume 6

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 426 pages
...kitchen fire, and allowed to cool in close vessels. With a body of this, a foot in diameter and an ihch deep, professor Leslie froze a pound and a quarter...to procure a supply of ice, when the temperature of the air is many degrees above the freezing point. Not far from Calcutta, in large open plains, three...
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