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  • About the colour there can be no prima facie difficulty; for, as soon as the question is raised, it is seen that the standard of linear dimension, with reference to which the particles are called small, is the wave-length of light, and that a given set of particles would (on any conceivable view as to their mode of action) produce a continually increasing disturbance as we pass along the spectrum towards the more refrangible end.
  • At Karasjok, treating summer and winter independently, Simpson (10) found a + and a_ both increase in a nearly linear relation with temperature, from below -20° to + 15° C. For example, when the temperature was below -20° mean values were o 76 for a + and 0.91 for a_; for temperatures between - 10° and -5° the corresponding means were 2.45 and 2.82; while for temperatures between +10° and +15° they were 4.68 and 5.23.
  • Simspon concluded that for a given wind velocity dissipation is practically a linear function of ionization.
  • The first error is to assert that history unfolds in a basically linear fashion, that there is a fundamental continuity between the past, present, and future.
  • They made their predictions mindful of both the non-linear increases in aircraft speed already being seen and their beliefs about the potential output of the new technology of jet engines.

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