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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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Elements of Arithmetic: For Schools and Academies. In which Decimal and ...

Pliny Earle Chase - 1844 - 240 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 - 1165 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 - 276 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
...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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The National Arithmetic, on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - 1849 - 360 pages
...in which case the measure to contain a gallon must be of a capacity to hold 10 pounds, avairdupois weight, of distilled water, weighed in air, at the temperature of 62° Fahrenheit, the barometer'^eing at 30 inches. For a standard of weights, the law of England makes the...
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The National Arithmetic on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - 1850 - 360 pages
...in which case the measure to contain a gallon must be of a capacity to hold 10 pounds, avairdupois weight, of distilled water, weighed in air, at the temperature of 62° Fahrenheit, the barometer being at 30 inches. The Act of Parliament which brought the standards of...
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The National Arithmetic on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - 1851 - 360 pages
...determined by weight, in which case the measure to contain a gallon must be of a capacity to hold 10 pounds, avoirdupois weight, of distilled water, weighed in air, at the temperature of 62° Fahrenheit, the barometer being at 30 inches. For a standard of weights, the law of England makes the...
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A Dictionary, Practical, Theoretical, and Historical, of Commerce ..., Volume 1

John Ramsay McCulloch - 1852
...liquids ля for dry goods not measured by heaped measure, shall be the gullvn, containing 10 Ibs. avoirdupois weight of distilled water weighed in air...the temperature of 62° of Fahrenheit's thermometer, (he barometer beinç? at 30 inches; and such measure shall be the Imperial standard gallon (containing...
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A Collection of Tables and Formulæ Useful in Surveying, Geodesy, and ...

Thomas Jefferson Lee - 1853 - 242 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 being at 30 inches. The pound avoirdupois contains 7,000 troy...
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