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" ... passing from the solid to the liquid, and from the liquid to the gaseous form, or the contrary, occasioning endless vicissitudes of temperature over the globe. "
Elements of chemistry: theoretical and practical - Page 208
by William Allen Miller - 1863
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The American Library of Useful Knowledge, Volume 4

1832
...investigation to Pneumatics. | Since, by imparting heat continually to a body, it is made to pass successively from the solid to the liquid, and from the liquid to the gaseous state, and by continually abstracting heat it may be transferred in the contrary direction from the...
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The Connection of the Physical Sciences

Mary Somerville - 1834 - 390 pages
...becoming: latent, or are disengaged by the changes of condition to which substances are liable in passing from the solid to the liquid, and from the liquid to the gaseous form, or the contrary, occasioning endless vicissitudes of temperature over the globe. The application...
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On the Connexion of the Physical Sciences

Mary Somerville - 1834 - 658 pages
...becoming latent, or arc disengaged by the changes of condition to which substances are liable in passing from the solid to the liquid, and from the liquid to the gaseous form, or the contrary, occasioning endless vicissitudes of temperature over the globe. The application...
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An Introduction to the Study of Chemical Philosophy: Being a Preparatory ...

John Frederic Daniell - 1839 - 606 pages
...to which we shall presently advert. § 176. When matter undergoes one of the great physical changes, from the solid to the liquid, and from the liquid to the aeriform state, we find exemplifications of the phenomena of latent heat. As in these transitions a...
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Familiar Illustrations of Natural Philosophy: Selected Principally from ...

James Renwick - 1840 - 412 pages
...to which we shall presently advert. § 144. When matter undergoes one of the great physical changes, from the solid to the liquid, and from the liquid to the aeriform state, we find exemplifications of the phenomena of latent heat. As in these transitions a...
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Mechanical Philosophy, Horology and Astronomy

William Benjamin Carpenter - 1843 - 602 pages
...most remarkable effect of heat upon bodies, however, is its tendency to make them change their form, from the solid to the liquid, and from the liquid to the gaseous. The change of a solid into a liquid is usually termed its melting, fusion, or liquefaction; whilst...
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Popular cyclopaedia of natural science (by W.B. Carpenter).

William Benjamin Carpenter - 1843 - 336 pages
...most remarkable effect of heat upon bodies, however, is its tendency to make them change their form, from the solid to the liquid, and from the liquid to the gaseous. The change of a solid into a liquid is usually termed its melting, fusion, or liquefaction; whilst...
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Elements of Physics: Imponderable bodies. I. Light, heat, and magnetism

Carl Friedrich Peschel - 1846 - 206 pages
...stratum of fluid hetween the electromotors, from the resistance to the transmission of the current from the solid to the liquid and from the liquid to the solid, and from the retarding influence of the metal connecting contiguous plates. Hence it follows...
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On the Connexion of the Physical Sciences

Mary Somerville - 1849 - 570 pages
...becoming latent, or are disengaged by the changes of condition to which substances are liable in passing from the solid to the liquid, and from the liquid to the gaseous form, or the contrary, occasioning endless vicissitudes of temperature over the globe. There are many...
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Elements of Chemistry: For the Use of Schools

John Johnston - 1850 - 400 pages
...THERMOMETERS. 27. We have seen above (17), that heat is capable of changing the form of bodies, as from the solid to the liquid, and from the liquid to the gaseous state ; but before this change is effected, on the application of heat to nearly all bodies they are...
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