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  • Fora similar reason secondary alcohols boil at a lower temperature than the corresponding primary, the difference being about 19°.
  • There are many private schools in all the large cities, from the primary schools maintained by the church and various corporations and religious associations to schools of secondary and collegiate grades, such as the Protestant mission schools of Petropolis, Piracicaba, Juiz de Fora, Sao Paulo and Parana, the Lyceu de Artes e Officios (night school) of Rio de Janeiro, and the Mackenzie College of Sao Paulo.
  • With this apparatus Koenig studied the effect of temperature on a standard fork of 256 frequency, and found that the frequency decreased by o 0286 of a vibration fora rise of I°, the frequency being exactly 256 at 26.2° C. Hence the frequency may be put as 256 { I - 0.000113 0-26.2)1 (From Lord Rayleigh's Theory of Sound, by permission of Macmillan & Co., Ltd.) FIG.
  • The Castilian use of the word in the sense of a right, privilege or charter is most probably to be traced to the Roman conventus juridici, otherwise known as jurisdictiones or fora, which in Pliny's time were already numerous in the Iberian peninsula.
  • The Theodosian Code and the Breviary of Alaric alike seem to imply a continuance of the municipal system which had been established by the Romans; nor does the later Lex Visigothorum, though avowedly designed in some points to supersede the Roman law, appear to have contemplated any marked interference with the former fora, which were still to a large extent left to be regulated in the administration of justice by unwritten, immemorial, local custom.