Granted, what we accomplished was monumental, but coming across a similar situation and duplicating what we were able to do might not occur very often.
In 1894 the Eastern Extension Telegraph Company laid a cable from Singapore to Labuan and Hong Kong, thus duplicating the route and making it an all-British line.
The curve also permits the solution of the problems of duplicating a cube and trisecting an angle.
By duplicating this apparatus.
It may be divided into five sections: (1) On the famous problem of finding two mean proportionals between two given lines, which arose from that of duplicating the cube, reduced by Hippocrates to the former.