John Dollond, to whom the Copley medal of the Royal Society had been the first inventor of the achromatic telescope; but it was ruled by Lord Mansfield that" it was not the person who locked his invention in his scrutoire that ought to profit for such invention, but he who brought it forth for the benefit of mankind."3 In 1747 Leonhard Euler communicated to the Berlin Academy of Sciences a memoir in which he endeavoured to prove the possibility of correcting both the chromatic and.
In 1824 Professor Peter Barlow (1776-1862) introduced his correcting plate of soft iron.
I would do less correcting and more connecting.
The same term is applied to the acts passed by the state legislatures for correcting and redistributing the representation of the counties.
He also described a method of correcting deviation by means of a bar of vertical iron so placed as to correct the deviation nearly in all latitudes.
In the case of the original Repsold plan without clockwork the description is not quite exact, because both the process of following the object and correcting the aim are simultaneously performed; whilst, if the clockwork runs uniformly and the friction-disk is set to the proper distance from the apex of the cone, the star will appear almost perfectly at rest, and the observer has only to apply delicate corrections by differential gear - a condition which is exactly analogous to that of training a modern gun-sight upon a fixed object.
Carrying on the work from the anatomical point at which he had left it, correcting his errors, and utilizing to the fullest extent the observations of Keyserling and Blasius, to which reference has already been made, Muller, though hampered by mistaken notions of which he seems to have been unable to rid himself, propounded a scheme for the classification of this group, the general truth of which has been admitted by all his successors, based, as the title of his treatise expressed, on the hitherto unknown different types of the vocal organs in the Passerines.
Standard solutions are prepared by weighing out the exact amount of the pure substance and dissolving it in water, or by forming a solution of approximate normality, determining its exact strength by gravimetric or other means, and then correcting it for any divergence.
During the last 25 years of the 19th century the channel of the Elbe was greatly improved and deepened, and during the last two years of the 19th century some £360,000 was spent by Hamburg alone in regulating and correcting this lower course of the river.
The determination of the true relation between the length of a pendulum and the time of its oscillation; the invention of the theory of evolutes; the discovery, hence ensuing, that the cycloid is its own evolute, and is strictly isochronous; the ingenious although practically inoperative idea of correcting the "circular error" of the pendulum by applying cycloidal cheeks to clocks - were all contained in this remarkable treatise.
Adrien Augier resumed the work, giving Lebeuf's text, though correcting the numerous typographical errors of the original edition (5 vols., 1883), and added a sixth volume containing an analytical table of contents.
Literature, 1884) thinks he aimed at correcting the apocryphal, and to modern ideas superstitious, teaching of the earlier Buckling Homilies.
Treatment of disease was directed not to any special organ, nor to producing the crises and critical discharges of the Hippocratic school, but to correcting the morbid common condition or "community," relaxing the body if it was constricted, causing contraction if it was too lax, and in the "mixed state" acting according to the predominant condition.
Cicero, by his professed antagonism to the doctrines of Epicurus, by his inadequate appreciation of Lucretius himself and by the indifference which he shows to other contemporary poets, seems to have been neither fitted for the task of correcting the unfinished work of a writer whose genius was so distinct from his own, nor likely to have cordially undertaken such a task.
Finally, Charlemagne, who took a keen interest in the ancient documents, had the law emended, the operation consisting in eliminating the Malberg glosses, which were no longer intelligible, correcting the Latinity of the ancient:text, omitting a certain number of interpolated chapters, and adding others which had obtained general sanction.
is the measure of the amount of myopia, and this fully correcting glass may be worn in the slighter forms of short-sight.
He compiled the Garden of the Soul (1740 ?), which continues to be the most popular manual of devotion among English-speaking Roman Catholics, and he revised an edition of the Douai version of the Scriptures (1749-1750), correcting the language and orthography, which in many places had become obsolete.
He attended lectures on grammar, and his favourite work was St Augustine's De civitate Dei, He caused Frankish sagas to be collected, began a grammar of his native tongue, and spent some of his last hours in correcting a text of the Vulgate.
The alternative method, therefore, consists in taking a simple formula, such as the trapezoidal rule, and correcting it to suit the mutual relations of the differences.
Correcting the velocity obtained in the 0 .
3 6, 56336,565), which contains the material for correcting many errors repeated in most works on the war, notably the strictures of Finlay and others on Church's conduct before Athens.
To print the Adagia he had gone to Venice, where he lived with Andrea Torresano of Asola (Asulanus) and did the work of two men, writing and correcting proof at the same time.
He had at hand a few late Basel MSS., one of which he sent straight to press, correcting them in places by collations of others which had been sent to him by Colet in England.
More especially since the time of Capellus the value of the Septuagint for correcting the Hebrew text has been recognized; but it has often been used uncritically, and the correctness of the Hebrew text underlying it in comparison with the text of the Hebrew MSS., though still perhaps most generally underestimated, has certainly at times been exaggerated.
The valuable editions of the Old Testament by Baer and Delitzsch, and by Ginsburg, contain critical texts of the Jewish interpretation of Scripture, and therefore necessarily uncritical texts of the Hebrew Old Testament itself: it lies entirely outside their scope to give or even to consider the evidence which exists for correcting the obvious errors in the text of the Old Testament as received and perpetuated by the Jewish interpreters.
First, this symple creature hadde myche trauaile, with diuerse felawis and helperis, to gedere manie elde biblis, and othere doctouris, and comune glosis, and to make oo Latyn bible sumdel trewe; and thanne to studie it of the newe, the text with the glose, and othere doctouris, as he m13te gete, and speciali Lire on the elde testament, that helpide ful myche in this werk; the thridde tyme to counseile with elde gramv riens, and elde dyuynis, of harde wordis, and harde sentenci, , hou tho m13ten best be vndurstonden and translatid; the iiij tyme to translate as cleerli as he coude to the sentence, anr: to haue manie gode felawis and kunnynge at the correcting of th,2 translacioun.
Still the work of improving and correcting went on through the centuries, and a modern copy of the Authorized Version shows no inconsiderable departures from the standard edition of 1611.
(e) Newton in the Principia, repeating and correcting Wren's experiments on collision, and adding further instances from attractive forces of magnetism and gravity, induced the third law of motion as a general law of all forces.
Instead of observing the deviation solely for the purposes of correcting the indications of the compass when disturbed by the iron of the ship, the practice is to subject all deviations to mathematical analysis with a view to their mechanical correction.
His charities were large and his private life blameless; he was constantly visiting his diocese, correcting offenders and discharging other episcopal duties; and he compelled neighbouring landholders to restore estates which rightly belonged to the see of Hereford.
C. Mitchell, under Tait's direction, repeated the experiments with the same bar nickel-plated, correcting the thermometers for stem-exposure, and also varying the conditions by cooling one end, so as to obtain a steeper gradient.
The stuff taken out of the conductor should be employed in making up its banks or correcting inequalities in the meadow.
He was an excellent administrator; and his wide knowledge, broad sympathies, and sound common sense, though they placed him outside the point of view common to most of his clergy, made him an invaluable guide in correcting their too often indiscreet zeal.
Here, as in contemporaneous criticisms of Kant's ethical writings, Hegel aims at correcting the abstract discussion of a topic by treating it in its systematic interconnexions.
Soon he was back in Switzerland, and by 1606 in Frankfort, earning his living by preparing and correcting books for the press.
The process of correcting the mere numbers of annual deaths per thousand of population into a form which renders XXII.
Keble had purposed in his own mind to keep them beside him, correcting and improving them, as long as he lived, and to leave them to be published only "when he was fairly out of the way."
For I mean not that use which one science hath of another for ornament or help in practice; but I mean it directly of that use by way of supply of light and information, which the particulars and instances of one science do yield and present for the framing or correcting of the axioms of another science in their very truth and notion."
He learned from him to be not a mere scholar, but something more - an acute observer, never losing sight of the actual world, and aiming not so much at correcting texts as at laying the foundation of a science of historical criticism.
His plan to have documents printed as they were, instead of "correcting" them, was a notable advance.
As regards navigation, only such taxes or duties were to be levied as had "the character of an equivalent for services rendered to navigation itself"; and it was further provided that (Article 16) "The roads, railways or lateral canals which may be constructed with the special object of obviating the innavigability or correcting the imperfection of the river route on certain sections of the course of the Congo, its affluents, and other waterways, placed under a similar system as laid down in Article 15, shall be considered, in their quality of means of communication, as dependencies of this river and as equally open to the traffic of all nations.
Mention may also be made of the following: Hecataeus of Miletus (550-476); Acusilaus of Argos, 2 who paraphrased in prose (correcting the tradition where it seemed necessary) the genealogical works of Hesiod in the Ionic dialect; he confined his attention to the prehistoric period, and made no attempt at a real history; Charon of Lampsacus (c. 450), author of histories of Persia, Libya, and Ethiopia, of annals (a)pot) of his native town with lists of the prytaneis and archons, and of the chronicles of Lacedaemonian kings; Xanthus of Sardis in Lydia (c. 450), author of a history of Lydia, one of the chief authorities used by Nicolaus of Damascus (II.
A more laboured work, his Proposal for Correcting, Improving and Ascertaining the English Tongue (1712), in a letter to Harley, suggesting the regulation of the English language by an academy, is chiefly remarkable as a proof of the deference paid to French taste by the most original English writer of his day.
On the one hand the Logos is identified with yvkµrt and connected with Slim, which latter seems to have the function of correcting deviations from the eternal law that rules in things.
The central gauge is useful for correcting and checking the others, but in such a perfectly simple case as the straight valley above assumed it may be omitted in calculating the results, and if the other four gauges are properly placed, the arithmetical mean of their results will probably not differ widely from the true mean for the valley.
In answer to this argument some necessarians have admitted that punishment can be legitimate only if it be beneficial to the person punished; others, again, have held that the lawful use of force is to restrain lawless force; but most of those who reject free-will defend punishment on the ground of its utility in deterring others from crime, as well as in correcting or restraining the criminal on whom it falls.
Another approximation is, therefore, to be made, when necessary, by correcting the expression of the pull through taking account of the variations of the elements already determined, which will give a yet nearer approximation to the truth.
In 1887 the gunboat made a more extended voyage, reaching the port of Timbuktu, and correcting the mapping of the river down to that point.
Another way of correcting this system is to alter the distances.
A second method of correcting the spherical aberration depends FIG.
managers coddled him for his talent and he eased into superstardom without the correcting influence of a need to be liked.
colorize apologize for taking such a parochial attitude about colorizing shell scripts -- thanks for correcting this important oversight!
gyro sensors detect unwanted vibrations, triggering the corresponding movement of a correcting lens group perpendicular to the optical axis.
Have nominated individuals been made responsible for detecting, investigating and correcting unsafe behaviors?
The Bill deals with a single issue of principle in the field of valuation for rating by way of correcting a lacuna.
Chris Watts quickly analyzed my posture, diagnosed several misalignments, and set about correcting them.
With his usual panache, he threw it left and right, correcting every induced skid with consummate ease.
What is its true declination, after correcting for geocentric parallax?
The first step in correcting a wheel shimmy problem is having the tires balanced to a high degree of accuracy by a competent shop.
twiddleerlaine is correcting proofs of the LP's lyric sheet (more mistakes) and nervously twiddling his pen.
utilizeinterested in correcting this problem by utilizing existing or emerging technology.
His father, a poor engraver, sent him to study art under the painter David, but his own tastes were literary, and he became a student in the College de France, where it is said he used to exercise his already strongly developed critical faculty by correcting for his own amusement old and bad texts of Greek authors, afterwards comparing the results with the latest and most approved editions.
preserved for any length of time, a means is provided whereby the rate of vibration of either of the forks can be slowed down, so as to retard the rate of rotation of one or other of the arms. This is effected by means of " correcting " segments, of which there are six sets containing three each.
Should the rotating arms fail to pass over these correcting segments at their synchronous positions, correcting currents pass to a relay which cuts off momentarily the current actuating the tuning-fork, thereby altering the rate of vibration of the latter until the arms once more run together uniformly.
From his Stoic teachers he learned to work hard, to deny himself, to avoid listening to slander, to endure misfortunes, never to deviate from his purpose, to be grave without affectation, delicate in correcting others, "not frequently to say to any one, nor to write in a letter, that I have no leisure," nor to excuse the neglect of duties by alleging urgent occupations.
" The reason why this great man took so much care in correcting and publishing our author was, because he thought him necessary to be read by his audience, the young gentlemen of Cambridge, while he was delivering lectures on the same subject from the Lucasian Chair."
This correcting factor has the follow - ing value: If Ts stands for the time-constant of the movable circuit of the wattmeter, commonly called the potential coil, the time constant being defined as the ratio of the inductance to the resistance of that circuit, and if T R is the time-constant similarly defined of the power-absorbing circuit, and if F is the correcting factor, and p = 2r times the frequency n, then,' + p2Ts2 1 For the proof of this formula see J.
There we must figure to ourselves the philosopher, constantly referring to his autograph rolls; entering references and cross-references; correcting, rewriting, collecting and arranging them according to their subjects; showing as well as reading them to his pupils; with little thought of publication, but with his whole soul concentrated on being and truth.
The business of condemning pernicious books and of correcting the Index to date has been since the time of Pope Sixtus V.
Transposing verses 5, 6, and correcting their text, we see that the Jod stanza (verses 3, 4) precedes the Lamed (verses 6, 5), Caph having disappeared between them.
The first variation must be taken into account in correcting geodetic observations of heights and astronomical observations of the heavenly bodies; it also has a considerable bearing on the phenomena of the twilight and the afterglow (see Refraction: § Astronomical; and Twilight).
On her way home at an early hour when she met no one but bricklayers going to work or men sweeping the street, and everybody within the houses was still asleep, Natasha experienced a feeling new to her, a sense of the possibility of correcting her faults, the possibility of a new, clean life, and of happiness.
Now Verlaine is correcting proofs of the LP 's lyric sheet (more mistakes) and nervously twiddling his pen.
I am interested in correcting this problem by utilizing existing or emerging technology.
Positive reinforcement can go a long way towards correcting a problem.
Since colors are purely a cosmetic advantage over regular contacts, whether or not they are vision correcting, you should think about the look you want to achieve.
Flower essences work by flooding the imbalanced soul quality with its positive, healthful attributes, thus displacing negative energies and correcting imbalances.
In addition to correcting imperfections, it softens the look of fine lines and prevents excessive melanin production (important for individuals who express concern about dark spots).
The smudgeproof appearance can work for correcting, darkening, or otherwise enhancing brows.
Traditional metal braces are not the only option teens have for correcting dental problems.
After the fact - This type of training method focuses on correcting behaviors after the dog has already behaved inappropriately.
The book is titled Cesar's Way: The Natural, Everyday Guide to Understanding and Correcting Common Dog Problems.
This is an entirely different issue than problem correcting.
However, they should only consider using one of these collars after they have exhausted other options for correcting the behavior and have consulted their vet.
However, as with any vision correcting lenses aside from generic reading glasses, a prescription will be necessary.
Goggles are valuable in general not only because of their ability to keep the water out of your eyes while you swim, but they also can serve to protect your eyes from harmful UV rays while correcting your vision.
Bifocals on glasses are worth it for correcting near and far vision in the simplest, safest, least cumbersome manner possible.
Riding goggles and sun glasses can be true multi-taskers, protecting your eyes from the elements, correcting your vision, and making you look cool.
Therefore, Vibrant Views colored contact lenses are similar in composition and purpose to other contact lenses on the market and while they certainly make a statement, they are also suitable for correcting your vision.
After researching on-line I discovered that the creators of Dungeon Lords were in the process of correcting the game's problems.
Orthodontic treatment is usually very successful at correcting malocclusions.
None can take the place of correcting a problem that is occurring because of a malformed or dysfunctional organ system.
Treatment is ideally directed toward correcting the cause; however, the first aim should be to prevent or treat dehydration and nutritional deficiencies.
It involves opening the duodenum channel along its length from the stomach to the next portion of intestine, correcting the duodenal lumen end to end (gastrojejunal anastomosis) so that it is a fully open channel.
If there is an underlying physical cause, correcting that problem may reverse the condition.
In these cases, seeing a speech-language pathologist early in their lives and correcting their lisps could bolster self-confidence and ability to learn.
Surgical treatment will be necessary if other efforts are unsuccessful in correcting or removing the blockage.
Immediate surgery is often the only means of correcting intestinal obstruction.
Correcting the deficiency usually stops the pica.
Gene therapy involves sophisticated methods of transferring new genes to hemophiliacs, correcting deficiencies or defects in the clotting mechanism.
Treatment of food poisoning, except for botulism, focuses on preventing or correcting dehydration by replacing critical fluids and electrolytes lost through vomiting and diarrhea.
Transposition of the great arteries is a complex congenital malformation; however, open heart surgery is highly effective in correcting it.
For some children with autism, the repeated, active interaction provided by intensive educational/behavioral therapy may modify their neural circuitry before it goes too much awry, correcting it before autism becomes permanent.
Following abdominal surgery, uncomplicated cases of ileus can be managed by minimizing the amount of food the patient consumes, ensuring adequate fluid intake, and correcting any electrolyte disturbances such as low potassium.
Anatomic procedures involve correcting the injury or removing the cause of pain.
Tetralogy of Fallot is a complex congenital malformation; however, open heart surgery is highly effective in correcting it.
Delay only increases the difficulty in correcting strabismus, so parents should not wait to see if their child outgrows the condition.
Some feel that massage may prove helpful, putting people in touch with the reality of their own bodies and correcting misconceptions of body image.
The prognosis for correcting vitamin D deficiency and rickets is excellent.
A particularly out of control moustache, ear, or nose hair can be tweezed away in seconds, and tweezers are essential tools for correcting shaving-induced ingrown hairs with minimum effort or discomfort.
Defining the problem is the first step toward correcting it with a new shape.
However, during 2007, property values started to decline, with market conditions "correcting" for what has been described as the real estate pricing "bubble".
Super WHY ABC Letter Game helps children develop reading skills by identifying letters, rhyming, correcting silly sentences and learning how to sound out basic words.
If you suffer from a vitamin B12 deficiency, diet therapy is often preferable to correcting the problem with nutritional supplements.
Copy editors are those individuals charged with correcting spelling, grammar, punctuation, and matters relating to the publication's house style.
However, correcting the gluten allergy often reverses many conditions if dealt with soon enough.
Correcting your form is easy, but it's the practice of internal motivation that really expands your yoga practice.
Correcting the pathogenic mechanism that can lead to autistic tendencies may reduce the symptoms of autism.
Checking facts and correcting errors on your reports will take time, probably far longer than you think.
While you may be able to figure it out from Internet tips on driving a 5-speed alone, it is best to have someone correcting you and providing pointers.
LW: Give one good thing with the bad when correcting.
I have seen where those moms who have cheered are always correcting and being hard on their girls because they might not have it just right yet.
Improved posture: Resistance training exercises can improve your posture by correcting muscular imbalances.
As such, correcting the imbalance should be your first priority.
This product line corrects damage in every layer of the skin by promoting new cell growth, correcting pigmentation, increasing collagen and elastin, and increasing hydration.
Until your skin evens up, try applying a color correcting makeup primer, such as Smashbox's Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer, before applying your makeup.
Fraxel therapy is used in other types of skin correcting procedures, like evening out pigmentation and scar removal.
The built-in error correcting feature ensures that the user will produce a properly coded web page.
Claire took a seat offered by one of the climbers and proceeded to add to the sainthood by correcting every other sentence poor Effie tried to offer.
In correcting the elements of Delambre's solar tables he had been led to suspect an inequality overlooked by their constructor.
Jealousy of everything emanating from Rome still keeps the Eastern churches from correcting the calendar according to the Gregorian reformation, and thus their Easter usually falls before, or after, that of the Western churches, and only very rarely, as was the case in 1865, do the two coincide.
Trans., 1839) deduced his method of correcting the compass by permanent magnets and soft iron, giving practical rules for the same in 1840.
"Mangaboos," said the Sorcerer, correcting him.
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