The quantity of work whic produces a British unit of heat (or so much heat as elevates the temperature of one pound of pure water, at or near ordinary atmospheric temperatures, by 1 F.) is 772 foot-pounds.
The Thomism, therefore, of our day is wrong, from a metaphysical point of view, so far as it elevates Aristotelianism, as seriously modified but not fundamentally corrected by Aquinas, into an authoritative orthodoxy in metaphysics.
He elevates the present by associating it with the past and future of the world, and sanctifies it by seeing in it the fulfilment of a divine purpose.
35) regards as that which is concerned with the eternal and the divine, and the Eudemian Ethics (H 15) elevates into the service and contemplation of God.
The priest merely places the Sacrament on the altar, censes it, elevates and breaks the host, and communicates, the prayers and responses interspersed being peculiar to the day.
In his general teaching Chrysostom elevates the ascetic element in religion, and in his homilies he inculcates the need of personal acquaintance with the Scriptures, and denounces ignorance of them as the source of all heresy.
In astronomy he depreciates the merits of Newton and elevates Kepler, accusing Newton particularly, a propos of the distinction of centrifugal and centripetal forces, of leading to a confusion between what is mathematically to be distinguished and what is physically separate.
It will suffice if such a sail elevates and lowers itself successively.
He states that if the wing only elevates and depresses itself, " the resistance of the air is sufficient to produce all the other movements.
It elevates and propels both when it rises and falls.
It is not possible to determine with exactitude the precise function discharged by each part of the wing, but experiment tends to show that the tip of the wing elevates, the posterior margin propels, and the root sustains.
elevates for elevating the tone of the conversation.; ) " I think you've taken Scott's comments a little too far here!
What you are looking at could be the tool that elevates you from magician to mind-reading swami.
This ingenious Origin Live upgrade elevates a good tonearm into the same league as much more expensive arms and at an insignificant outlay.
Though there are things in it difficult for the feeble human mind to grasp, it is an admirable book which calms and elevates the soul.
After all, at its most basic a table is just a support structure that elevates a flat surface about 30 inches off the floor.
For purists, nudist photography is a genre that elevates the human body to new heights.
As a sandwich, deviled ham is best on toast, but as a dip it elevates your favorite cracker to hors d'oeuvre status.
Many women find that slipping a piece of sexy lingerie beneath their clothes instantly elevates their confidence and makes them feel infinitely more alluring and even a bit mysterious.
Black boasts a nice action movie-like score, which just elevates the feeling of a big, blockbuster summer movie.
Nintendo may be over-extending the Mario universe with cookie cutter sports games, but Mario Superstar Baseball elevates itself above the others with fun gameplay and familiar graphics.
This feature was implemented beautifully and really elevates the stealth action to another level.
For healthy children, cardiovascular exercise that elevates the heart rate to no greater than a maximum heart rate of 200 beats per minute is recommended.
Examples of exercise that elevates the heart rate are bicycle riding, running, swimming, jumping rope, brisk walking, dancing, soccer, and basketball.
The monitor strip is considered to be reactive when the baby's heart rate elevates at least 15 bpm above the baseline heart rate for at least 15 seconds twice in a 20-minute period.
As if that wasn't bad enough, these strangers find that every time there is a situation that elevates their mood, they spontaneously break out into song and dance.
Carat White Gold, GD1668: A lustrous mother-of-pearl dial surrounded by a case and patterned bracelet fashioned from shimmering white gold elevates this watch into the realm of high fashion.
Just about any combination of endive or chicory juice elevates the release of bile.
As the name implies, warming up elevates the body temperature.
Any high-intensity cardiovascular exercise that elevates your heart rate to the higher end of your target heart rate zone will help you burn fat and lose weight.
There is almost always an element of darkness to a piece though, and a mythical element that elevates the material.
A pleasant fragrance does more than just make you smell great - it also elevates your mood and alleviates tension.
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