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Measurement owes its existence to Earth; Estimation of quantity to Measurement; Calculation to Estimation of quantity; Balancing of chances to Calculation; and Victory to Balancing of chances.
If a number of equal spheres be described with their centres placed in two parallel layers; with the centre of each sphere at the distance of radius x sqrt(2) or radius x 1.41421 (or at some lesser distance), from the centres of the six surrounding spheres in the same layer; and at the same distance from the centres of the adjoining spheres in the other and parallel layer; then, if planes of intersection between the several spheres in both layers be formed, there will result a double layer of hexagonal prisms united together by pyramidal bases formed of three rhombs; and the rhombs and the sides of the hexagonal prisms will have every angle identically the same with the best measurements which have been made of the cells of the hive-bee.
The reader will perhaps best appreciate the amount of difference in these workers, by my giving not the actual measurements, but a strictly accurate illustration: the difference was the same as if we were to see a set of workmen building a house of whom many were five feet four inches high, and many sixteen feet high; but we must suppose that the larger workmen had heads four instead of three times as big as those of the smaller men, and jaws nearly five times as big.
The business of finding a play that would suit everybody proved to be no trifle; and the carpenter had received his orders and taken his measurements, had suggested and removed at least two sets of difficulties, and having made the necessity of an enlargement of plan and expense fully evident, was already at work, while a play was still to seek.
"On account of your plans and your measurements, for you know that no one is allowed, not architects even, to enter where the prisoners are, with paper, pens or pencil."
An officer was seated before a desk, writing, another was shouting down a telephone, and a third was making some measurements upon a large Ordnance map nailed upon one of the walls.
electricity supply and balancing group coordinator under conditions of a liberalized market, In accordance with the energy act, The electricity trading rules, The electricity measurement rules (pikee) and the public procurement law (ppl) ), For powering military units and their sites provided for land force management, Low voltage (lv) and medium voltage (mv) grids.
[USPRwire, Thu Feb 21 2019] In-situ particle measurement is a method to determine the size of the particles in a liquid or solid particulate matter.
[ClickPress, Thu Feb 21 2019] In-situ particle measurement is a method to determine the size of the particles in a liquid or solid particulate matter.
THE nation's marketing landscape, is gradually seeing the essence of Public Relations measurement and evaluation services, as stakeholders are beginning to see reasons to engage PR measurement consultants, says Mr.
A UK Measurement Strategy has been launched by Lord Prior, Parliamentary under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, on a visit to NPL North of England in Huddersfield, where he met companies that have benefited from measurement support from the UK's National Measurement System (NMS).
For hydrocarbon producers that offload oil to shuttle tankers, a better understanding of the offshore loading measurement chain enables more control of any losses in the process, says Craig Marshall, Flow Measurement Consultant at NEL

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