These in their simplest form are cans filled with water, which is heated by immersing them in a vessel containing boiling water.
He weighed out a lump of gold and of silver of the same weight as the crown; and, immersing the three in succession in water, he found they spilt over measures of water in the ratio:: A or 33: 24: 44; thence it follows that the gold: silver alloy of the crown was as I I: 9 by weight.
Guncotton is made by immersing cleaned and dried cotton waste in a mixture of strong nitric and sulphuric acids.
The first of these was found by immersing the hydrometer in pure water, and marking the stem at the level of the surface.
19, in which P is the preparation, 0 the object-point in it, D the cover slip, I the immersing fluid, and L the front lens).