Vis sentence example

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  • The one essential property of matter is its inactivity, vis inertiae (accepted later by Monboddo).
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  • When the bridges broke down, unarmed soldiers, people from Moscow and women with children who were with the French transport, all--carried on by vis inertiae-- pressed forward into boats and into the ice-covered water and did not, surrender.
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  • Assuming as an axiom that the centre of gravity of any number of interdependent bodies cannot rise higher than the point from which it fell, he arrived, by anticipating in the particular case the general principle of the conservation of vis viva, at correct although not strictly demonstrated conclusions.
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  • The Shepherd of Hermas quotes it Vis.
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  • Hermas begins to deliver the message of Vis.
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  • In this latter the building of the Tower, already shown in outline in Vis.
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  • This is Harnack's date for the nucleus of Vis.
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  • 2 That a prior vision in which Hermas was " delivered " to the Shepherd's charge, has dropped out, seems implied by Vis.
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  • But all indications are that the effects of the nervous trauma of battle vis à vis shell shock was equally prevalent in all ranks.
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  • With the dorsal turret removed she would have been capable of around 350 mph +. Two 650 hp Mercury VIS engines gave adequate power.
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  • Basil Fawlty's crass remarks vis a vis Poland.
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  • The approach minima, even under IFR are 4500 meters vis and 1200 ' cloud base.
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  • Thus each participant was engaged in developing his or her negotiation skills vis a vis the other participants.
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  • The valuable work of Gauss on magnetic theory and measurements, especially in relation to terrestrial magnetism, was published in his Intensitas vis magneticae terrestris, 1833, and in memoirs communicated to the Resultate aus den Beobachtungen des magnetischen Vereins, 1838 and 1839, which, with others, are contained in vol.
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  • These teachers, genuinely touched with a sense of the scantiness of our knowledge, of our confidence in abstract terms, of the insecurity of our alleged "facts," case-histories and observations, alienated from traditional dogmatisms and disgusted by meddlesome polypharmacy - enlightened, moreover, by the issue of cases treated by means such as the homoeopathic, which were practically "expectant" - urged that the only course open to the physician, duly conscious of his own ignorance and of the mystery of nature, is to put his patient under diet and nursing, and, relying on the tendency of all equilibriums to recover themselves under perturbation, to await events (Vis medicatrix naturae).
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  • His propensity to the marvellous was at an early period exposed in the following verses by Leland: "Hectoris historici tot quot mendacia scripsit Si vis ut numerem, lector amice, tibi, Me jubeas etiam fluctus numerare marinos Et liquidi stellas connumerare poli."
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  • Basil Fawlty 's crass remarks vis a vis Poland.
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  • Read the vaccination information statement (VIS) and ask the medical practitioner questions.
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  • Review the VIS for possible side effects.
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  • Read the vaccination information statement (VIS) and ask questions of the medical practitioner.
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  • The basic philosophy of massage therapy embraces the concept of vis Medicatrix naturae, which means "aiding the ability of the body to heal itself."
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  • Tank A Vis Cartier women's watch offers excellent functions.
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  • He is credited with the invention of the anchor escapement for clocks, and also with the application of spiral springs to the balances of watches, together with the explanation of their action by the principle Ut tensio sic vis (1676).
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  • He rejected the vis medicatrix naturae, pointing out that nature in many cases not only did not help but marred the cure.
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  • (It is fair to say that these views were published in one of his later works.) In treatment of disease Hahnemann rejected entirely the notion of a vis medicatrix naturae, and was guided by his well-known principle 1 The itch (scabies) is really an affection produced by the presence in the skin of a species of mite (Acarus scabiei), and when this is destroyed or removed the disease is at an end.
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  • The larvae are killed and hardened by steeping some hours in strong acetic acid; the silk glands are then separated from the bodies, and the vis cous fluid drawn out to the condition of a fine uniform line, which is stretched between pins at the extremity of a board.
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  • The importance of a study of the changes of the vis viva depending on squares of velocities, or what is now called the "kinetic energy" of a system, was recognized in Newton's time, especially by Leibnitz; and it was perceived (at any rate for special cases) that an increase in this quantity in the course of any motion of the system was otherwise expressible by what we now call the "work" done by the forces.
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  • One Scotsman, bent on vindicating the fame of Scots learning, defied him to the combat in a detestable Latin hexameter: - "Maxime, si to vis, cupio contendere tecum."
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  • This author, in his treatise on the Theorie de la vis d'Archimede, describes a machine provided with two screws which he calls a " pterophores."
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  • The following are some definitions of " protectorate ": " Principis privilegium, quo ne alicui vis inferatur, cavetur, eumque in protectionem suscipit."
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  • This is called the actual energy of the motion of the bbdy, and is half the quantity which in some treatises is called vis viva.
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  • The social organism of the Aryan tribe did not probably differ essentially from that of most communities at that primitive stage of civilization; whilst the body of the people - the Vis (or aggregate of Vaisyas) - would be mainly occupied with agricultural and pastoral pursuits, two professional classes - those of the warrior and the priest - had already made good their claim to social distinction.
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  • His first memoir on the theory of magnetism, Intensitas vis magneticae terrestris ad mensuram absolutam revocata, was published in 1833, and he shortly afterwards proceeded, in conjunction with Wilhelm Weber, to invent new apparatus for observing the earth's magnetism and its changes; the instruments devised by them were the declination instrument and the bifilar magnetometer.
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  • Thirdly, the entire vis viva of the system or, as it is now called, the energy, which is obtained by multiplying the mass of each body into half the square of its velocity, is equal to the sum of the quotients formed by dividing the product of every pair of the masses, taken two and two, by their distance apart, with the addition of a constant depending on the original conditions of the system.
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  • But the width of his intellectual sympathies, joined to a constitutional indecision and vis inertiae, prevented him from doing more enduring work.
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  • Calvin had taught that the true way to regard substance was to think of its power (vis), and that the presence of a substance was the immediate application of its power.
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