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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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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
...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

George William Cox - 1867
...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 - 456 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 - 1179 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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Annual report of the registrar-general of births, deaths, and ..., Volumes 30-31

1869
...for liquids 09 for dry goods not measured by heap measures shall be the Gallon, containing 10 Ibs. avoirdupois weight of distilled water weighed in air at the temperature of 60° of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches. t The Pound Tower = 5400 grains...
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Beeton's Dictionary of universal information; comprising a complete summary ...

Samuel Orchart Beeton - 1870
...74, in the following words: — "A cubic inch of distilled water weighed ia air, by brats weights, at the temperature of 62= of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches, is equal to 252 grains and four hundred »ml fifty-ei^ht thousandth parts of a grain." The pound avoirdupois...
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The merchants' handbook

William Alfred BROWNE - 1872 - 278 pages
...sorts of liquids as for dry goods not measured by heaped measure is the Imperial Gallon containing 10 pounds Avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in air at the temperature of 62 degrees of Fahrenheit-s thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches. The gallon imperial contains...
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Statuts du Canada

Canada - 1873
...the cubic foot, containing sixty -two pounds and three hundred and twenty -one thousandths of a pound avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in air at the temperature of sixtytwo degrees of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at thirty inches ; except as relates...
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A Series of Metric Tables: In which the British Standard Measures and ...

Charles Hutton Dowling - 1872 - 124 pages
...these standards. 3. Standard of Capacity. — The standard Gallon, "containing 10 Ib. avoirdupois, the weight of distilled water weighed in air at the temperature of 62° Fahrenheit, the barometer being at 30 inches." By the report of the Royal Commissioners, the weight...
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