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" I coated several wires in the same manner, and found that when sparks from the conductors before mentioned were made to pass through water by means of a point so guarded, a spark passing to the distance of one-eighth of an inch would decompose water,... "
Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge, ed. by E ... - Page 195
by Encyclopaedia - 1845
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Volume 37

1802 - 570 pages
...coated several wires in the same manner, and found that when sparks from the conductors before mentioned were made to pass through water, by means of a point so guarded, a spark passing to the distance of t of an inch would decompose water, when the point exposed did not exceed ., ,'D of an inch in diameter....
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Elements of Galvanism, in Theory and Practice;: With a Comprehensive View of ...

Charles Henry Wilkinson - 1804 - 640 pages
...several wires in the same manner, and found, that when sparks from the conductors before mentioned were made to pass through water, by means of a point...decompose water, when the point exposed did not exceed 70^ of an inch in diameter. With another point, which I estimated at •rrsv, a succession of sparks,...
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An Elementary Treatise on Natural Philosophy, Volume 2

René Just Haüy - 1807 - 486 pages
...expectations, I coated several wires in the same manner, and found that when sparks from the conductors were made to pass, through water by means of a point...decompose water when the point exposed did not exceed y^ of an inch in diameter i with another point which I estimated at fiiiy Q Of an inch, a succession...
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A Dictionary of Chemistry, on the Basis of Mr. Nicholson's: In ..., Volume 2

Andrew Ure - 1821 - 418 pages
...could, he inserted it into a capillary glass tube, and after heating the tube so as to make it adhere to the point, and cover it in every part, he gradually ground it down, till with a pocket lens he could discover that the point of the gold was exposed. The success of this method exceeding his expectations,...
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A Dictionary of Chemistry: On the Basis of Mr. Nicholson's, in ..., Volume 2

Andrew Ure - 1821 - 500 pages
...could, he inserted it into a capillary glass tube, and alter heating the tube so as to make it adhere to the point, and cover it in every part, he gradually ground it down, till with a pocket lens lie could discover that the point of the gold was c.\pos.ecl. The success of this method exceeding...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 9

1823
...several wires in the same manner, und found, that when sparks from the conductors before-mentioned were made to pass through water, by means of a point...decompose water, when the point exposed did not exceed T^ of an inch in diameter. With another point, which I estimated at -rrs-st a succession of sparks...
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A Manual of Chemistry: Containing the Principal Facts of the ..., Volume 1

William Thomas Brande - 1830 - 678 pages
...several wires in the same manner, and found, that when sparks from the conductors before mentioned were made to pass through water, by means of a point...decompose water, when the point exposed did not exceed 1 -700th of an inch in diameter. With another point, which he estimated at l-1500th, a succession of...
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A Manual of Chemistry: Containing the Principal Facts of the ..., Volume 1

William Thomas Brande - 1830 - 682 pages
...could, he inserted it into a capillary glass tube, and after heating the tube so as to make it adhere to the point, and cover it in every part, he gradually ground it down, till with a pocket lens he could discover that the point of the gold was exposed. The success of this method exceeding his expectations,...
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A Dictionary of Chemistry and Mineralogy: With Their Applications

Andrew Ure - 1831 - 980 pages
...could, he inserted it into a capillary glass tube; and after heating the tube, so as to make it adhere to the point, and cover it in every part, he gradually...ground it down, till, with a pocket lens, he could discover that the point of thu gold was exposed. The success of this method exceeding his expectations,...
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Natural Philosophy: With an Explanation of Scientific Terms, and ..., Volume 2

1832 - 640 pages
...possible, he inserted it into a capillary glass tube ; and after heating the tube, so as to make it adhere to the point, and cover it in every part, he gradually...through water by means of a point so guarded, a spark, extending to the distance of one-eighth of an inch, would decompose water when the point exposed did...
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