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" ... containing ten pounds avoirdupois weight of distilled water weighed in air, at the temperature of sixty-two degrees of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at thirty inches... "
the farmers magazine - Page 138
1823
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Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect

Robert Burns - 1840 - 338 pages
...measure of capacity. It must contain 10 Ibs. avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in air of the temperature of 62° of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches, or 277,274 cubic inches. The imperial gallon is about £ larger than the old wine gallon, and ,fa less...
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Useful Tables, Forming an Appendix to the Journal of the Asiatic Society ...

James Prinsep - 1840 - 96 pages
...gallons of England, with their multiples and divisions. This imperial gallon was made to contain 10 tbs. avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in air at the temperature of 62e Farht. the harometer standing at 30 inches. It has a capacity therefore of 277.274 cubic inches....
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The farmer's encyclopædia, and dictionary of rural affairs: embracing all ...

Cuthbert William Johnson - 1842 - 1380 pages
...the standard measure of capacity, and is directed to be made such as to contain 10 Ibs. avoirdupois of distilled water, weighed in air at the temperature...of 62° of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer standing at 30 inches, or to contain 277 cubic inches, and 274 thousandth parts of a cubic inch ; consequently,...
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The Family Magazine, Or, General Abstract of Useful Knowledge, Volume 3

1843 - 488 pages
...gallon, containing 10 Ibs. avoirdupois weight (7000 grains =1 Ib.) of distilled water, weighed in the air at the temperature of 62° of Fahrenheit's thermometer ; the barometer being at 30 inches. The capacity of this gallon is 277.274 cubick inches. From the most careful experiments, it appears...
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The Elements of Arithmetic ... in which Decimal and Integral Arithmetic are ...

Pliny Earle Chase - 1844 - 258 pages
...peck. 4 pecks make 1 bushel. 4 bushels make 1 coom. 2 cooms make 1 quarter. The gallon "contains 10 Ib. avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in...Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches." This is equivalent to 277.274 cubic inches. TIME MEASURE. 60 seconds (sec.) make 1 minute. min. 60...
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Elements of Arithmetic: For Schools and Academies. In which Decimal and ...

Pliny Earle Chase - 1844 - 248 pages
...peck. 4 pecks make 1 bushel. 4 bushels make 1 coom. 2 cooms make 1 quarter. The gallon "contains 10 Ib. avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in...Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches." This is equivalent to 277.274 cubic inches. TIME MEASURE. 60 seconds (sec.) make 1 minute. • min....
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The Farmer's Encyclopædia, and Dictionary of Rural Affairs ..., Volume 1

Cuthbert William Johnson - 1844 - 1210 pages
...the standard measure of capacity, and is directed to be made such as to contain 10 Ib.s. avoirdupois of distilled water, weighed in air at the temperature of 62° of Fahrenheit'* thermometer, the barometer standing at 30 inches, or to contain 277 cubic inches, and...
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The American Statistical Arithmetic: Designed for Academies and Schools

Francis Henney Smith - 1845 - 712 pages
...shall fie" Derived and computed ; that this Troy pound is equal to the weight of 25.915 cubic inches of distilled water weighed in air at the temperature...of 62° of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being1 at 30 inches ; and that there beinflffifif^ ffrain,s ipa f there will be 7000 such grains in...
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The Elements of Arithmetic...: In which Decimal and Integral ..., Part 2

Pliny Earle Chase - 1848 - 240 pages
...gallon. 4 pecks make 1 bushel. 4 bushels make 1 coom. 2 cooms make 1 quarter. The gallon "contains 10 Ib. avoirdupois weight of distilled •water, weighed...Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches." This is equivalent to 277.274 cubic inches. TIME MEASURE. 60 seconds (sec.) make 1 minute. min. 60...
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A manual of explanatory arithmetic

Edward Hughes - 1849 - 162 pages
...abolished. The 'Imperial Gallon,* contains 10 As. avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in water at the temperature of 62° of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches. All measures are to be taken in parts or certain portions of the ' Imperial Gallon:' the quart to be...
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