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  • We may take X =6 X I o' 5 cms., ,u - I =0.0003; whence from (21) we obtain as the distance x, equal to I/h, which light must travel in order to undergo alteration in the ratio e : 1, x=4 4XIo 13 Xn (22) The completion of the calculation requires a knowledge of the value of n, the number of molecules in unit volume under standard conditions, which, according to Avogadro's law, is the same for all gases.
  • In structure and some of its habits much resembling a bullfinch, but much exceeding that bird in size, it has the plumage of a crossbill and appears to undergo the same changes as do the members of the restricted genus Loxia - the young being of a dull greenish-grey streaked with brownish-black, the adult liens tinged with golden-green, and the cocks glowing with crimson-red on nearly all the body-feathers, this last colour being replaced after moulting in confinement by bright yellow.
  • Fleas are oviparous, and undergo a very complete metamorphosis.
  • Criminal appeals usually go straight to the criminal section, while civil appeals are generally taken before the Chambre des Requtes, where they undergo a preliminary examination.
  • The Territorial Army and its reserve (members of which undergo two short periods of training) are, however, allocated to local service.

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