Gabriel understood why the old standard was gone.
The standard day is longer than ours, about thirty hours instead of twenty-four, with that divided evenly between day and night.
A large brass vessel used as a standard measure for the lead ore, and dating from the time of Henry VIII., is preserved.
This corresponds to 8.3 kilometres of air at standard pressure.
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The standard work on the subject is Les Stylites (1895), by H.
For a long time the final result deduced by Joule by these varied and careful investigations was accepted as the standard value of the mechanical equivalent of heat.
In the latter case, which is the standard practice, mechanical vibration of the siphon is substituted in the place of electrification of the ink, so as to eliminate the effect of atmospheric conditions which frequently caused discontinuity in the flow of ink.
They played the National air called "The Oz Spangled Banner," and behind them were the standard bearers with the Royal flag.
Just behind the royal standard-bearers came the Princess Ozma in her royal chariot, which was of gold encrusted with emeralds and diamonds set in exquisite designs.
A problem arises because of the strong correlation between standard of living and energy consumption.
So the net-net is this: There are a hundred good reasons why outsourcing raises the overall standard of living of the world.
But outsourcing to pollute, oppress workers, or have unsafe working conditions hurts the world's standard of living.
If every job that could be done by a machine was done by a machine tomorrow, the standard of living of virtually everyone on the planet would rise.
In a world without abundance, socialism removes the one reliable creator of abundance—the individual profit motive—and that results in a lower standard of living for everyone.
The fact that small nations can adopt standard treaties, laws, currencies, and international practices of larger countries means that a small economic unit can be viable.
At last the dreaded hour arrives, and you are a favoured being indeed if you feel prepared, and are able at the right time to call to your standard thoughts that will aid you in that supreme effort.
This was sheer idleness to my fellow-townsmen, no doubt; but if the birds and flowers had tried me by their standard, I should not have been found wanting.
In a corner of the hut stood a standard captured from the French, and the accountant with the naive face was feeling its texture, shaking his head in perplexity--perhaps because the banner really interested him, perhaps because it was hard for him, hungry as he was, to look on at a dinner where there was no place for him.
Seeing them he kept thinking, "That may be the very standard with which I shall lead the army."
"Here it is!" thought he, seizing the staff of the standard and hearing with pleasure the whistle of bullets evidently aimed at him.
"Hurrah!" shouted Prince Andrew, and, scarcely able to hold up the heavy standard, he ran forward with full confidence that the whole battalion would follow him.
And it occurs to no one that to admit a greatness not commensurable with the standard of right and wrong is merely to admit one's own nothingness and immeasurable meanness.
He could not have said by what standard he judged what he should or should not do, but the standard was quite firm and definite in his own mind.