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" It seems possible to account for all the phenomena of heat, if it be supposed that in solids the particles are in a constant state of vibratory motion, the particles of the hottest bodies moving with the greatest velocity... "
Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge, ed. by E ... - Page 323
by Encyclopaedia - 1845
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Apparitions: A Narrative of Facts

Bourchier Wrey Savile - 1874 - 306 pages
...Heat in reference to Motion, pointing out that, "it seems possible to account for all the phenomena of heat, if it be supposed that in solids the particles are in a state of vibration, those of the hottest bodies moving with the greatest velocity; and that in liquids...
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A short manual of heat

Alexander Irving - 1875 - 144 pages
...treatise on ' Chemical Philosophy,' p. 95 : ' It seems possible to account for all the phenomena of heat, if it be supposed that in solids the particles...velocity and through the greatest space ; that in fluids and elastic fluids, besides the vibratory motion, which must be conceived greatest in the last,...
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Cyclopædic science simplified

John Henry Pepper - 1877 - 764 pages
...this motion in his " Chemical Philosophy." '•It seems possible to account for all the phenomena of heat, if it be supposed that in solids the particles...greatest velocity and through the greatest space; that in fluids and elastic fluids, besides the vibratory motion, which must be conceived greatest in the last,...
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Chemical physics

William Allen Miller - 1877 - 796 pages
...his treatise on Chemical Philosophy, p. 95. ' It seems possible to account for all the phenomena of heat, if it be supposed that in solids the particles...particles of the hottest bodies moving with the greatest velocity,and through the greatest space; that in liquids and elastic fluids, besides the vibratory...
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Heat : a Mode of Motion

John Tyndall - 1881 - 572 pages
...a motion of the particles round each other. " It seems possible to account for all the phenomena of heat if it be supposed that in solids the particles...velocity, and through the greatest space ; that in fluids and elastic fluids, besides the vibratory motion, which must bo conceived greatest in the last,...
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The Scientific Papers of James Prescott Joule, Volume 1

James Prescott Joule - 1884 - 706 pages
...hypothesis of a rotary motion. He says : — " It seems possible to account for all the phenomena of heat, if it be supposed that in solids the particles...greatest velocity and through the greatest space; that in fluids and elastic fluids, besides the vibratory motion, which must be considered greatest in the last,...
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Notices of the Proceedings, Volume 16

Royal Institution of Great Britain - 1902 - 874 pages
...phenomenon of heat is motion. Thus be says, " It seems possible to account for all the phenomena of heat if it be supposed that in solids the particles...velocity and through the greatest space ; that in fluids and elastic fluids, besides the vibratory motion, which must be conceived greatest in the last,...
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The Evolution of Forces

Gustave Le Bon - 1908 - 454 pages
...or a motion of particles round each other. " It seems possible to account for all the phenomena of heat, if it be supposed that in solids the particles...velocity, and through the greatest space ; that in fluids and elastic fluids, besides the vibratory motion, which must be conceived greatest in the last,...
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Spirit Life: Or, Do We Die?

William Dunseath Eaton - 1920 - 280 pages
...heat in referring to motion, he pointed out that it seems possible to account for all the phenomena of heat, if it be supposed that in solids the particles are in a state of vibration, those of the hottest bodies moving with the greatest velocity ; and that in liquid...
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Collected Papers of Sir James Dewar...

Sir James Dewar - 1927 - 840 pages
...phenomenon of heat is motion. Thus he says, "It seems possible to account for all the phenomena of heat if it be supposed that in solids the particles...greatest velocity and through the greatest space; that in fluids and elastic fluids, besides the vibratory motion, which must be conceived greatest in the last,...
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