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Vacuum Process
Vacuum Process. The Cooling Of Liquids On This Principle Depends Upon The Conversion Of The Sensible Heat Into Latent Heat (see Heat) During Evaporation, And Has Been Practiced In All Ages. A Primitive Example Of This Process In Its Crudest Form Is The Practice In India And Other Warm Countries ...

Via Pico Della Mirandola
Pico Della Mirandola, &via Nv.-riin' Di'cla, Giovanni, Count (14(13-94). An Italian Philosopher And Theologian. Ile Was Born Febru Ary 24, 1463, The Son Of The Sovereign Prince Of Mirandola And Concordia. From His Fourteenth To His Sixteenth Year Lie Studied At The Univer Sity Of Bologna, And Afterwards Visited The ...

Walter 1851 1902 Reed
Reed, Walter (1851-1902). An American Army Surgeon, Sanitarian. And Bacteriologist, Born In Virginia. He Received His Medical Education In The University Of Virginia And In Bellevue College Hospital, New York City. Lle Was Ap Pointed Assistant Surgeon In The Army In 1875, And In 1890 Was Assigned To Duty In ...

Water Supply
Water Supply. The Pipe Leading From The Street Main To The Building Is Called The House Vonnection Or Service Pipe And Is Frequently Laid, At Least As Far As The Curb Or Sidewalk Line, By The Water Department. The Service Pipe, And The Water Pipe System Within The House As ...

Weights
Weights, Measi'lles, And Money. Mexican Money Was Current Until The End Of When A Five-peseta Piece Was Coined And Put In Circula Tion. The Peseta Has Now Been Superseded By The American Dollar. The Metric System Of Weights And Measures Is In Use. Portmarion. The Population By The Census Of ...

William 1759 1806 Pitt
Pitt, William (1759-1806). A Celebrated English Statesman, Often Referred To As The Young Er Pitt To Distinguish Hint From His Father, Wil Liam Pitt. First Earl Of Chatham. Ile Was Born Slay 28. 1759, On His Father's Estate At Hayes. Iris Mother Was A Sister Of The Well-known States 711:111 ...

William C 1789 1857 Redfield
Redfield, William C. (1789-1857). An American Man Of Science And Affairs, Born At Middletown, Conn. In 1820 He Became Interested In Steam Navigation And After Studying Numerous Boiler Explosions Which At That Time Were Alarm Ing The Public, He Founded A Line Of Safety Barges Towed By A Steamer At ...

William Hickling 1796 1s59prescott
Prescott, William Hickling ( 1796-1s59). An American Historian. He Was The Son Of A Distinguished Lawyer And Statesman And Grandson Of Col. William Prescott, And Was Born At Bos Ton, May 4, 1796. He Entered Harvard College In 1s11. As A Sophomore, And Graduated In 1s14. While There He Lost ...

William Morley 1824 81punshon
Pun'shon, William Morley ( 1824-81). An English Wesleyan Methodist Minister. He Was Born At Doncaster, Yorkshire, Became A Local Preacher In The Methodist Church, Entered The Ministry In 1844, And Was Sent For A Few Months To The Theological Institution At Rich Mond. His First Regular Parish Was \vhitehaven (1845), ...

Wm Pola
Pola, !wm. The Ehief Naval Station Of Aus Tria-hungary, With One Of The Finest Harbors In Europe, In The Crownland Of Istria, On The Adri Atic Sea, About 53 Miles South Of Triest (map: Austria. C 4). The Bay, Which Is Thoroughly Sheltered, Is Spacious Enough To Accommodate A Very ...

Wood Pipes
Wood Pipes. Bored Logs Were Used At Bos Ton, In The First Public Water-supply System In The United States, In 1652, And At Bethlehem. L'a.. In The Pumping System Of Water-works Built From 1754 To 1761. :most, If Not All, These Primi Tive Wood Pipes Were Simply Logs With Holes ...

Written Literature Earliest Tinies
Written Literature. Earliest Tinies. With Christianity (e.965) Came Also The Rejection Of Everything National As Reminiscent Of Heathen Ism. The Indigenous Letters Were Replaced By The Latin Alphabet And All Studies In The Sehools Had For Their Sole Object The Mastery Of The Latin Language. In Tie Thirteenth Century Edu ...

Wrought Iron Pipes
Wrought-iron Pipes. The Earliest Wrought Iron Pipes Appear To Have Been Made From An Over-stock Of Gun Barrels, Early In The Nine Teenth Century. The Small End Of One Tube Was Screwed Into The Large End Of The Other. The Pipes Thus Made Were Used To Convey Illuminat Ing Gas. ...

Zebulon Aiontgoniery 1779 1813 Pike
Pike, Zebulon Aiontgoniery (1779-1813). An American Soldier And Explorer. Born In Lam Bertom N. .1. Ile Was Taken By His Father, An Army Officer. To Bucks County. Pa.. And Then To Easton. At The Age Of Fifteen He Was A Cadet In His Father's Regiment. Became Ensign Mareli 3, 1799, ...