... caterpillars are placed at the bottom. A peculiar species is chosen, which spins a strong web; and the animals commence at the bottom, eating and spinning their way up to the top, carefully avoiding every part touched by the oil, but devouring every... On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures - Pagina 111door Charles Babbage - 1835 - 408 pagina’sVolledige weergave - Over dit boek
| 1832
...way up to the top, carefully avoiding every part touched by the oil, but devouring every other part **of the paste. The extreme lightness of these veils,...strength, is truly surprising. One of them, measuring** 26J inches, weighed only 1.51 grains, a degree oflightness which will appear more strongly by contrast... | |
| 1832
...way up to the top, carefully avoiding every part touched by the oil, but devouring every other part **of the paste. The extreme lightness of these veils,...strength, is truly surprising. One of them, measuring** 26¿ inches, weighed only 1.51 grains, a degree ofljghtness which will appear more strongly by contrast... | |
| FRANCIS LIEBER - 1833
...way up to the top, carefully avoiding every part touched by the oil, but devouring every other part **of the paste. The extreme lightness of these veils,...strongly by contrast with other fabrics. One square** wil of the substance of which these veils are made, weighs four grains and one third ; whilst one square... | |
| Andrews Norton, Charles Folsom - 1833
...way up to the top, carefully avoiding every part touched by the oil, but devouring every other part **of the paste. The extreme lightness of these veils,...inches by seventeen inches, weighed only 1.51 grains, a** degre? of lightness which will appear more strongly by contrast with other fabrics. One square yard... | |
| William Pinnock - 1833
...way up to the top, carefully avoiding every part touched by the oil, but devouring every other part **of the paste. The extreme lightness of these veils,...half inches by seventeen inches, weighed only 1.51** gïain, a degree of lighuess which will [appear more strongly by contrast with other fabric». One... | |
| John Knight - 1833
...way up to the top, carefully avoiding every part touched by the oil, but devouring every other part **of the paste. The extreme lightness of these veils,...and a half inches by seventeen inches, weighed only** 1-51 graine, a degree of lightness which will appear more strongly by contrast with other fabrics.... | |
| 1833
...way up to the top, carefully avoiding every part touched by the oil, but devouring every other part **of the paste. The extreme lightness of these veils,...truly surprising. One of them, measuring twenty-six** anda half inches by seventeen inches, weighed only 1.51 grains, a degree of lightness which will appear... | |
| 1833
...way up to the top. carefully avoiding every part touched by the oil, but devouring every other part **of the paste. The extreme lightness of these veils,...strength, is truly surprising-. One of them, measuring** 2GJ by 17 inches, weighed only a grain and a half, a degree of lightness which will appear more strongly... | |
| 1833
...part touched by the oil, but devouring every other part of the paste. The extreme lightness of ihese **veils, combined with some strength, is truly surprising. One of them, measuring** 26i by 17 inches, weighed only a grain and a half, a degree of lightness which w ill appear more strongly... | |
| 1838
...way up to the top, carefully avoiding every part touched by the oil, but devouring every other part **of the paste. The extreme lightness of these veils,...strength, is truly surprising. One of them measuring** 'Jl.ij by 17 inches, weighed only a grain and a half, a degree of lightness which will appear mere... | |
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