## Nine Geometricall Exercises: For Young Sea-men, and Others that are Studious in Mathematicall Practices ... All which Exercises are Geometrically Performed, by a Line of Chords and Equal Parts, by Waies Not Usually Known Or Practised. Unto which the Analogies Or Proportions are Added, Whereby They May be Applied to the Chiliads of Logarithms, and Canons of Artificiall Sines and TangentsJ. Flesher, 1704 - 192 pages |

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**Altitude**that is Acceffible . AC to be a Tower , Steeple , or other upright Object , and you ftanding at B , were ...**Quadrant**, or other Graduated Inftrument ) look to the top of the Object at C , where we will fuppofe the Degrees ... Page 143

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**Quadrant**to be 52.50 d . and Ob- Fig . II . Jerving at F , you find the Degrees to be 63.25 . Now from this Distance Meafured , and the Two Obfervations by the Inftrument made , the**Altitude**...**height**of the Inacceffible Object D E ... Page 164

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**Quadrant of Altitude**. Through the Body of either Globe , there runs a ftrong Wyre ; the Ends whereof are fo fixed in the Brazen Meridian , that the Body of the Globe may turn about together with the Wyre . -This Wyre is called the Axis ... Page 166

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**Quadrant of Altitude**; which must be done , by having refpect to the Latitude alfo : Wherefore , the Latitude being 51 Deg . 30 Min . Count 5 1 Deg . 30 Min . North , upon the South part of the Meridian , from the Aquinodial Circle ... Page 172

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**Altitude**of the Sun , or of the Stars above the Horizon . XXI . The Meridian is the Original of Winds ; there are ...**Quadrant**, to be numbred both Ways from the Meridian . The general Pro- priety of all Rumbs is to cut all the ...### Other editions - View all

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### Common terms and phrases

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Page 179 - Ocean, the first thing which strikes us is, that, the north-east and south-east monsoons, which are found the one on the north and the other on...

Page 257 - The stomachs of birds shot at all times of the year and in all parts of the state, have been preserved in alcohol, each labeled with name, date and locality.

Page 3 - A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is Called the circumference, and is fuch that all ftraight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure...

Page 75 - That i г is, the tangent of half the bafe is to the tangent of half the fum of the...

Page 41 - So is the Tangent of half the Sum of the oppofite Angles to the Tangent of half their Difference.

Page 76 - Prove that, in any plane triangle, the base is to the difference of the other two sides, as the sine of half the sum of the angles at the base, to the sine of half their difference : also, that the base is to the sum of the other two sides, as the cosine of half the sum of the angles at the base, to the cosine of half their difference. Ex.

Page 225 - Bring 22 d. of Capricorn to the Meridian, and fet the Hour Index to 1 2. Then turn the Globe about till Aldebaran be under the Meridian, and then you (hall find the Index to point at 42 m.

Page 169 - A line drawn from one pole to the other is called the axis of the magnet-.

Page 32 - Diameter pafllng thro' the other End ; or it is half the Chord of twice the Arch ; fo BF is the Sine of the Arches BA, BD.

Page 222 - Bring 2 1 d. of Capricorn to the Meridian, and the Index to 1 2 a Clock. Then move the Globe and Quadrant of Altitude fo together, that the Great Dog meet with 14 d.