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  • Quicklime, barium oxide, and dehydrated copper sulphate are especially applicable to alcohol and ether; the last traces of water may be removed by adding metallic sodium and distilling.
  • It is only in the latter case that the formulae of the elastic solid accepted, the results are more complicated, in that when (µ' - is are to replace (D' - D)/D by 3(K' - K)/(K'-1-2K), where K, K' are theory are applicable to light.
  • By Brewster's law (see Polarization of light) this angle in the case of regular reflection from a plate is less than a right angle; so that not only is the law of polarization for a very small particle different from that applicable to a plate, but the first effect of an increase of size is to augment the difference.
  • 2 For the corrections applicable to measures of position-angle in different hour angles, on account of errors of the equatorial instrument and of refraction, see Chauvenet's Practical and Spherical Astronomy, ii.
  • Thus the most vexatious and violent disputes would often arise between the fishermen, were there not some written or unwritten, universal, undisputed law applicable to all cases.

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