| William Smellie - 1790 - 576 pages
...difpofed in fuch a manner as as to occupy in the hive the leaft poffible fpace. Every part of thiĀ» **problem is completely executed by the bees. By applying hexagonal cells to each** other's fides, no void fpaces are left between them ; and, though the fame end might be accomplifhed... | |
| 1808 - 354 pages
...combs, bees seem to resolve a problem which would be not a little puzzling to some geometers, namely, A **quantity of wax being given, to make of it equal and...capacity, but of the largest size in proportion to the** qua: tity of matter employed, and disposed in such a manner as to occupy in the hive the least possible... | |
| United States. Congress. House - 590 pages
...geometricians, namely : A quantity of wax being given to form of it similar and equal ceUs of a determinate **capacity, but of the largest size in proportion to...least possible space. Every part of this problem is** practically solved by bees. If their cells had been cylindrical, which form seems best adapted to the... | |
| Richard Lobb - 1817 - 432 pages
...combs, bees seem to resolve a problem which would not be a little puzzling to some geometers ; namely, a **quantity of wax being given, to make of it equal and,...executed by the bees. By applying hexagonal cells to each** other's sides, no void spaces are left between them; and, though the same end might be accomplished... | |
| Joseph Taylor - 1817 - 266 pages
...seems to resolve a problem which would not be a little puzzling to some geometricians, namely, " A **quantity of wax being given to make of it equal and...manner as to occupy in the hive the least possible** space.1' Every part of this problem is completely executed by the Bees. By applying hexagonal cells... | |
| William Kirby, William Spence - 1818 - 568 pages
...geometers, namely, a quantity of wax being given, to form of it similar and equal cells of a determinate **capacity, but of the largest size in proportion to...least possible space. Every part of this problem is** practically solved by bees. If their cells had been cylindrical, which form seems best adapted to the... | |
| Sir Richard Phillips - 1821 - 784 pages
...combs, bees seem to have resolved a problem which would perplex geometers not a little ; name.y, a **quantity of wax being given, to make of it equal and...executed by the bees. By applying hexagonal cells to each** other's sides, not any void spaces are left between them ; and, although the same end might be accomplished... | |
| Sir Richard Phillips - 1821 - 768 pages
...their combs, bees seem to have resolved a problem which would perplex geometers not a little; namely, a **quantity of wax being given, to make of it equal and...matter employed, and disposed in such a manner as to** occupyin the hive the least possible space. Every part of this problem is completely executed by the... | |
| William Kirby, William Spence - 1822 - 618 pages
...geometers, namely, a quantity of wax being given, to form of it similar and equal cells of a determinate **capacity, but of the largest size in proportion to...least possible space. Every part of this problem is** practically solved by bees. If their cells had been cylindrical, which form seems best adapted to the... | |
| William Bingley - 1829 - 380 pages
...insects seem to resolve a problem which would not be a little puzzling to some geometricians, namely: " A **quantity of wax being given, to make of it equal and...executed by the Bees. By applying hexagonal cells to** the sides of each other, no void spaces are left between them ; and, though the same end may be accomplished... | |
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