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Specific Gravity of a body is the relation of its weight, compared with the weight of some other body of the same magnitude. A body immersed in a fluid will sink if its specific gravity be greater than that of the fluid; but if it be less, the body will...
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## The British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences, Τόμος 3

William Nicholson - 1809
...the specific gravities of the two fluids. For a body immersed in a fluid will, when left to itself, sink, if its specific gravity be greater than that of the fluid ; if less it will rise to the surface : if the gravities be equal, the body will remain in whatever part...

## The British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Τόμος 3

William Nicholson - 1809
...the specific gravities of the two fluids. For a body immersed in a fluid will, when left to itself, sink, if its specific gravity be greater than that of the fluid ; if less it will rise to the surface : if the gravities be equal, the body Trill remain in whatever part...

## A Treatise of Mechanics, Theoretical, Practical, and Descriptive, Τόμος 1

Olinthus Gregory - 1815 - 58 σελίδες
...propositions in this branch of our subject. 397. PROP. A body immersed in a fluid will, when left to itself, sink, if its specific gravity be greater than that of the fluid: it will rise to the surface and float there, if its specific gravity be less than that of the fluid...

## American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., Τόμος 6

William Nicholson - 1819
...specific gravities of the two fluids. — For a body immersed in a fluid will, when left to itself, sink, if its specific gravity be greater than that of the fluid ; if less, it will rise to the surface : if the gravities be equal, the body will remain in whatever part...

## Mechanics for Practical Men: Containing Explanations of the Principles of ...

James Hann, Isaac Dodds - 1833 - 208 σελίδες
...body is the relation of its weight, compared with the weight of some other body of the same magnitude. A body immersed in a fluid will sink if its specific gravity be greater than that of the fluid; but if it be less, the body will rise to the top, and will be only partly immersed. If the specific...

## The engineer's and mechanic's encyclopædia, Τόμος 2

Luke Hebert - 1836
...: 2.625 : 7224000=201 tons 1 1 cwt. 1 qr. The properties of specific gravity are as follow : — 1. A body immersed in a fluid will sink if its specific...be less, the body will rise to the top, and be only immersed ; and if the specific gravity of the solid and fluid be equal, i remain at rest in any part...

## Rudimentary Dictionary of Terms Used in Architecture, Civil ..., Τόμοι 1-2

John Weale - 1850 - 564 σελίδες
...body is the relation of its weight, compared with the weight of some other body of the same magnitude. A body immersed in a fluid will sink if its specific gravity be greater than that of the fluid ; but if it be less, the body will rise to the top, and will be only partly uncovered. If the specific...

## Rudimentary dictionary of terms used in architecture [&c.].

John Weale - 1850
...body is the relation of its weight, compared with the weight of some other body of the same magnitude. A body immersed in a fluid will sink if its specific gravity be greater than that of the fluid; but if it be less, the body will rise to the top, and will be only partly uncovered. If the specific...

## Rudimentary Dictionary of Terms Used in Architecture: Civil, Architecture ...

John Weale - 1859 - 596 σελίδες
...weight, compared with the weight of some other body of the same magnitude. A body immersed in a fluid wiU sink if its specific gravity be greater than that of the fluid ; but if it be less, the body will rise to the top, and will be only partly uncovered. If the specific...

## The Engineer's Handy-book: Containing a Full Explanation of the Steam-engine ...

Stephen Roper - 1884 - 675 σελίδες
...magnitude, weight, and specific gravity of a body, if any two of them are given, the third may be found. A body, immersed in a fluid, will sink if its specific...the body will rise to the top, and be only partly immersed ; and, if the specific gravity of the body and fluid be equal, it will remain at rest in any...