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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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Essays on Indian Antiquities: Historic, Numismatic, and Palæographic, Volume 2

James Prinsep - 1858
...gallons of England, with their multiples and divisions. This imperial gallon was made to contain 1 0 Ibs. avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in air at the temperature of 62° Far., the barometer standing at 30 inches. It has a capacity, therefore, of 277.274 cubic inches. Some...
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The Measures, Weights & Moneys of All Nations: And an Analysis of the ...

Wesley Stoker Barker Woolhouse - 1859 - 204 pages
...capacity be constructed ; the definition of the gallon as ' the capacity which contains 10 pounds' weight of distilled water weighed in air at the temperature of 62° Fahrenheit, the barometer being at 30 inches,' as specified in the act 5 Geo. IV., being still retained....
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A Practical Treatise on Dyeing and Calico-printing; Including the Latest ...

Edward Andrew Parnell - 1860 - 792 pages
...of length, in the following manner : According to the act, the imperial standard gallon contains 10 pounds avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in air at the temperature of 62° Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer be^ng at 30 inches. The pound avoirdupois contains 7000 troy...
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A General View of the Criminal Law of England

James Fitzjames Stephen - 1863 - 540 pages
...ounce ? Such a part of the weight of " a cubic inch of distilled water weighed in air by brass weights, at the temperature of 62° of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches."* What is an inch ? A measure bearing a certain proportion to " a pendulum vibrating seconds of mean...
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Transactions, Issue 1

Literary and Historical Society of Quebec - 1863
...avoirdupois. The standard unit of all measures x>f capacity is the Imperial standard gallon containing 10 pounds avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in air at the temperature of 62° Fahrenheit's thermometer. This is equal to 277£ cubic inches, or about f more than the old wine gallon....
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A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the ..., Volume 1

William Thomas Brande, George William Cox - 1865
...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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Annals of British Legislation: Digest of blue books, Volume 2

Leone Levi - 1866 - 524 pages
...avoirdupois ; drachm avoirdupois equals ¿r of ounce avoirdupois. "3. Standard gallon 'containing 10 Ibs. avoirdupois weight of distilled water weighed in air at the temperature of 62° Fahrenheit, the barometer being at 80 inches,' the same being in bulk equal to 277'274 cubic inches....
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A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the ..., Volume 1

William Thomas Brande - 1867 - 1002 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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Stoddard's Complete Arithmetic: Being the New Practical Arithmetic of the ...

John Fair Stoddard - 1888 - 480 pages
...of capacity, as well for liquids as for grain, seeds, fruits, etc., shall be the Imperial Standard Gallon, containing ten pounds avoirdupois weight of...distilled water weighed in air, at the temperature of 02' of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer* being at 30 inches, the bulk of such water being 277.274...
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The Farmer's and Planter's Encyclopaedia of Rural Affairs: Embracing All the ...

Cuthbert William Johnson - 1869 - 1296 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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