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The meter (metre) was to be the ten-millionth part of the distance from the North Pole to the Equator measured on the meridian passing through Paris, France — not one-millionth, as Mr.
The System of Calculating Diameter, Circumference, Area, and Squaring the ... - Σελίδα 171
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## Works of the Cavendish Society: Gmelin, Leopold. Hand-book of ..., Τόμος 2

1848
...signed [W]. WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. IN the new French system of weights and measures, a Metre is the ten-millionth part of the distance from the North Pole to the Equator, or of half the length of a meridian. It is divided into tenths, hundredthe, aud thousandths, or Decimetres,...

## Hand-book of Chemistry, Τόμος 1

Leopold Gmelin - 1848
...signed [W]. WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. IN the new French system of weights and measures, a Metre is the ten-millionth part of the distance from the North Pole to the Equator, or of half the length of a meridian. It is divided into tenths, hundrcdthe, and thousandths, or Decimetres,...

## A Treatise on Arithmetic

James Hamblin Smith, Thomas Kirkland, Scott, William, b. 1845 - 1877 - 345 σελίδες
...end of the last century. The basis of all measurement is the METRE, a measure of length equal to the ten.millionth part of the distance from the North Pole to the Equator. The length of the Metre in English Measure is 89.37 inches, nearly. Units of Metric Measures. 1. LENGTH....

## A Collection of Mathematical Rules and Tables: Including Interest, Equation ...

James Morton - 1887 - 216 σελίδες
...231 for the gallons. The Metric System* of Weights and Measures. The French metre was intended to be the one ten-millionth part of the distance from the...standard the length^ of the metre is 39.37079 inches; by the United States 39.368505 inches approximately; Capt. Clark 39.370432. Take the circumference...

## Chemical Experiments Prepared to Accompany Remsen's "Introduction to the ...

Ira Remsen - 1906 - 160 σελίδες
...measurement, mass or weight, and volume. The unit of linear measurement is the meter, which is the ten-millionth part of the distance from the North Pole to the Equator, measured along the meridian of Paris. The units which are more frequently used, however, are the centimeter,...

## An Elementary Text-book of Physics, Τόμος 1

Robert Wallace Stewart - 1910
...as the unit of length in any set of length measurements. The metre was intended originally to be the ten-millionth part of the distance from the North Pole to the Equator measured along the meridian passing through Paris. Very careful measurements were made for the purpose...

## Elements of Physics

Robert Alexander Houstoun - 1919 - 221 σελίδες
...unit of length on this system, the metre, was based on the earth's dimensions, and was intended to be one ten-millionth part of the distance from the North Pole to the Equator measured along the meridian passing through Paris. A rod of platinum was made by Borda which should...

## Notes on Physics

Benjamin Warner Snow - 1921 - 841 σελίδες
...is still known as the meter of the Archives. This platiHum bar had been constructed to represent the ten-millionth part of the distance from the north pole to the equator of the earth on the meridian passing through Paris, and was adopted as the standard of length in the...

## Junior Mathematics, Βιβλίο 1

Ernst Rudolph Breslich - 1925
...a suitable system of weights and measures. This commission selected as the standard unit of length one tenmillionth part of the distance from the north pole to the equator, measured along the meridian through Paris. This standard unit is called meter. The commission determined...

## Surveying and Mapping, Τόμος 44

1984
...1983, p. 413 From: John Nolton, PO Box 2876, Van Nuys, CA 91401. 1. The meter (metre) was to be the ten-millionth part of the distance from the North Pole to the Equator measured on the meridian passing through Paris, France — not one-millionth, as Mr. Boucher states...