- These qualities can be readily judged by inspection of the glass in pieces of considerable thickness, and they may be quantitatively measured by means of the spectro-photometer.
This hypothesis he verified quantitatively by experiments, performed at the end of 1761.
It is different, however, with physical properties, density, &c.; at present we have no fixed rules which enable us to predict quantitatively the differences in physical properties corresponding to a given difference in structure, the only general rule being that those differences are not large.
In physiological science he investigated quantitatively the phenomena of animal heat, and he was one of the earliest in the field of animal electricity.
Barium is estimated quantitatively by conversion into the sulphate.