A manual of elementary chemistry, theoretical and practical, Volume 1
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Page 8 - It is better, on this account, in graduating the bottle, to make two scratches, as represented in the figure, one at the top and the other at the bottom of the curve: this prevents any future mistake.
Page 134 - Lenarto has no doubt come from such an atmosphere, in which hydrogen greatly prevailed. This meteorite may be looked upon as holding imprisoned within it, and bearing to us, the hydrogen of the stars.
Page 67 - ... impacts. — 3. That the influence of the molecular forces be infinitely small. When these conditions are not completely fulfilled, the gas partakes more or less of the nature of a liquid, and exhibits certain deviations from Gay-Lussac and Boyle's laws.
Page 69 - ... of heat disappears, or is rendered latent, the quantity thus consumed being to a considerable extent affected by the external pressure. The liquefaction of a solid not being attended with much increase of volume, involves but little...