With an approximate date—or at least a year—and a first name, the chore would be infinitely easier than scouring decades for a nameless individual.
He also determined a roughly approximate value for the mechanical equivalent of heat from the results of these experiments.
The deficiency on the working for the year ended 31st March 1907 was £54,924, and the approximate number of messages transmitted during the year was 96,783 with 1,126,940 words.
The value of is variable, but is between 7 and 8, and for approximate calculations may be taken equal to unity.
Trade is carried on almost entirely with the United Kingdom; the approximate annual value of exports is £120,000, and of imports a little more than half that sum.
Severe remittents (pernicious or bilious remittents) approximate to the type of yellow fever, which is conventionally limited to epidemic outbreaks in western longitudes and on the west coast of Africa.
The approximate weights of some of the principal bales on the English market are as follows: United States.
This ratio, termed by Guye the critical coefficient, has the following approximate values: C. H.
The figures obtainable with respect to shipping are approximate, the statistical data not being altogether complete.
A scale for the approximate transformation for the curves in fig.
The following approximate figures for small magnetizing forces are deduced from Hopkinson's curves: 9 Proc. Roy.
His ancestors had been members of the community of the Bohemian Brethren, and had secretly maintained their Protestant belief throughout the period of religious persecution, eventually giving their adherence to the Augsburg confession as approximate to their original faith.
Advantage can be taken of this, when n is large, to make approximate calculations, by omitting terms that are negligible.
But history does give us plenty of patterns of behavior and examples of cause and effect, and in those patterns and examples we usually can find ones that approximate our circumstances.
But not to speak of the intrinsic quality of histories of this kind (which may possibly even be of use to someone for something) the histories of culture, to which all general histories tend more and more to approximate, are significant from the fact that after seriously and minutely examining various religious, philosophic, and political doctrines as causes of events, as soon as they have to describe an actual historic event such as the campaign of 1812 for instance, they involuntarily describe it as resulting from an exercise of power--and say plainly that that was the result of Napoleon's will.