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the lime to form sulphate of lime (plaster of Paris), and carbonic acid is evolved as gas. The latwkins Everlasting pen (English). Miclon, of Paris, proposes a new alloy for the manufacture of arwards so simplified that in 1857 its price at Paris was about two dollars an ounce. It was at fire of zinc. It was discovered by M. Balard, of Paris, in 1844. First used by Dr. Snow in 1856. Ktructed in 1860 in the Jardin d'acclimation in Paris by Alford Lloyd of London. The same gentlemaned together, breaking joint. Several roofs in Paris and London are, or were, of this construction.ercury, used for coloring images of plaster of Paris. Argentum Musivum. Ar′gil. Potter's clartesian wells is that at Grenelle, a suburb of Paris, which took nearly seven years and two months e surface. The artesian well at Passy, near Paris, is probably the largest well of the kind thatthe strips. Slate dust, fine sand, plaster of Paris, etc., may be dusted upon the top. Aspi-ra′[3 more...]<
an and French war, and especially the siege of Paris, gave rise to the most business-like and syste The flying messengers who have their homes in Paris afforded the means of communicating with the b He made the experiment on a church-steeple in Paris. To test the matter more completely, he wrote8)30,324 London (Houses of Parliament)30,000 Paris (Notre Dame, 1680)28,6728.67 1/2 Montreal (18welling of five stories, in Miromesnil Street, Paris, is constructed of a single mass of beton; a sid. Blast′ing-tools. Baron Liebhaber of Paris obtained a patent in France, 1845, for a mode ion of Christ, now in the Carmelite library at Paris, is similarly covered. The human skin is said white.Hard bronze.Non-oxidizable.Baur's, 1863.Paris gold-colored. Aluminium7.57.513.7010111002102es. The French buhrs are from a quarry near Paris, where the stratum is about three millstones tfortification or battery. The boulevards of Paris and other cities are on the site of the rampar[11 more...
h heating-apparatus, invented by Bonnemain, of Paris, 1777, in which an ascending current of hot waine. Can′dle-mold. The Sieur Le Brez of Paris is said to have been the inventor of molding c in the Palais Royal and in the Luxembourg, at Paris. Can′non-lock. A contrivance placed overarliestknown cartridges is that of Roberts, of Paris, 1834, in which an annulus was formed at the b. c. The French cement made at Mendon, near Paris, is made of chalk 4 parts, clay 1 part, groundut at pleasure. The Emperor Julian, when at Paris, complained of the rigor of the climate and thock in a tower of the palace of Charles V., at Paris. A. D. 1368, a striking clock was erected a544, the corporation of master clock-makers of Paris obtained a statute from Francis I., forbiddin largely by the melters of bronze and brass in Paris. The Dutch made what were known as blue pots,ranscribe the curve required. M. Desalier, of Paris, invented a machine for generating the curves [5 more...]<
ting light from behind brilliantly illuminated certain portions. M. Daguerre was one of the artists of the dioramic exhibition at Regent's Park, London, in 1823. He is justly famous in connection with his heliographic discoveries. He died in Paris, January 10, 1851, aged 62. M. Bouton was associated with Daguerre in the invention and exhibition. Dip. 1. (Compass.) The vertical angle which a freely suspended needle makes with the horizon. Inclination. See dipping-needle. 2. (ine teeth. Ramsden's screw-cutting apparatus. The first application of the tangent-screw and ratchet to the purpose of graduation is stated by Holtzapffel to have been by Pierre Fardoil. See plate 23 of Thiout's Traite d'horlogerie, etc., Paris, 1741. Fig. 1677 illustrates Ramsden's application of the principle of the engine just described in originating the screw of his dividingengine for straight lines. The guide-screw G is turned by the winch, and in each revolution moves the lar
. 31 et seq. An important improvement in electro-plating is that of M. Oudry of Auteuil, near Paris, for coating large objects made of iron with a thick layer of copper. In the old process it waswith a hard brush well waxed. By this process many of the cast-iron monuments in the city of Paris have been copper-plated, and also the street lamp-posts. Cast-iron lamp-posts weighing 4 1/2 cwd signet-rings with the cartouches of the Pharaohs are in many museums; those of London, Berlin, Paris, and the New York Historical Society, for instance. The graving with an iron pen and lead, relate or block. At the Paris Exposition of 1868, an apparatus was exhibited by M. Gaiffe, of Paris, for engraving by electro-magnetism. It consists of two or more disks having their faces in theikely to be used in large quantities, as being too expensive and dangerous. In an experiment at Paris, a grain of fulminate of gold was placed on an anvil and exploded by a blow from a sledge, makin
with the file, after each stroke. In Thiout's machine ( Traite de l'horologie, Paris, 1740), the file is attached to a screw-slide suspended at the end by pivots anclopaedia. Fire-arm of the fifteenth century. In the Musee d'artillerie, Paris, is a breech-loading arm of the time of Henry II. of France, prior to 1550, anmpany of London was chartered in 1706. Fire-insurance offices established in Paris, 1745. American steam fire-engine. Fire-es-cape′. Fire-escapes are divme centuries back. Fireplaces Louis Savot, of the Faculty of Medicine at Paris (1579-1640), published a work on warming and ventilation in 1624. His is the f accordingly Blanchard, one of the earliest aeronauts, on his first ascent from Paris in March, 1784, provided his balloon with wings and a rudder, but found them us owing to the serenity of the atmosphere. During the same year, M. Julien at Paris made a model balloon, shaped like a fish, which was made to move in the air by
form fluids. Gas was distilled from wood in Paris in 1802; from oil by Dr. Henry, in 1805; from s a curious commentary. In 1801, Le Bon, of Paris, lighted his house and garden, and proposed to light the city of Paris. The English periodicals of 1803 and thereabout refer to the propositiopreviously. The Laming process, now used in Paris, and generally over the continent of Europe, wcticed by his son and afterward by M. Pfeil of Paris, who exhibited at the Exposition of 1867 a dis communicated to the Society of Encouragement, Paris, his process for varnishing pottery, and appli of rats caught in the catacombs and sewers of Paris, but this assertion does not appear to be warrs discovered by the Germans came to be used in Paris, Reumer found that an ounce of gold, in the mode of decapitation. Dr. Antoine Louis, of Paris, had the credit of its invention for a while, uction, is within our scope. An observer in Paris thus records the appearance of the machine and[1 more...]
inals the use of scarlet cloth hats. The introduction of felt hats is credited to a Swiss, in Paris, in 1410, and in 1440 it is said to have become a common article of wear for travelers. In e West. Such a hook is described and pictured, page 893, Tome 5, Encyclopedie de l'agriculteur, Paris, 1861. Hay knives. Hay—knife. (Husbandry.) The hay-knife has a straight blade, one edeyden, and Leipsic were established respectively in 1545, 1577, 1580; the Jardin des Plantes, in Paris, in 1624; Oxford, 1632. The system of Linnaeus was made known in 1750; and Jussieu's system, foted it; invented the micrometer; and in his various communications to the Academy of Sciences in Paris and the Royal Society of London illuminated all he undertook. He was one of the emigrants dri factories, warehouses, etc., for elevating heavy weights, goods, etc. The Ascenseur Edoux of Paris consists of a cylinder 66 feet long, sunken perpendicularly into the earth, with a plunger desce
principle (shown at 1, Plate XXVI.), and is used to produce the carafes frappees (frozen decanters) so frequently seen in Paris. It consists of a large vessel, resembling the boiler of a steam-engine, which is designed to contain the concentrated soperations on the eye. A journal of February 1, 1801, gives an account of an operation performed by Citizen Demours of Paris upon a left eye, five sixths of whose cornea was perfectly opaque. The only portion of the latter which remained perviourucken in Eisen ; Fairbairn's On the application of cast and wrought iron, London, 1854; Zoreas Recueil de Fers Speciaux, Paris, 1853; and Maurer's Die Formen der Walzkunst und das Faconeisen, Stuttgart, 1865. See also angle-iron. I′ron—block. a cargo of linseed-oil and iron castings, and was navigated direct from London to Havre, and from that port proceeded to Paris, where she discharged her cargo. She navigated the Seine for many years, and may yet. The iron steamboat Alburkah, fo
n cloth made in Persia. Kal′so-mine. A mixture of clear glue, Paris white, and water, laid on to a wall as whitewash. Commence by soaksolved and the solution quite clear. Put 5 or 6 pounds of powdered Paris white into a large bucket, and add hot water sufficient for the mixeggars withdrawn. A peculiar kiln is employed in the vicinity of Paris for burning plaster of paris. This substance, a sulphate of lime, the case in that obtained from the great quarry of Montmartre, near Paris, where it is employed instead of lime for making mortar. The kily, and is better adapted for stone, the common building material of Paris, than for brick. Kin. . A Chinese instrument having a body, ate. King-posts and trusses. A is a roof on the quay Jemappes, Paris. B is from the roof of the church of Lagorce, France, twelfth ce. The petrisseur, or mechanical bread-maker, of Cavallier & Co., Paris, consists of a strong wooden trough, nearly square, with its two lo
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