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Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 2 "Ehud" to "Electroscope"   By:

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Transcriber's notes:

(1) Numbers following letters (without space) like C2 were originally printed in subscript. Letter subscripts are preceded by an underscore, like C n.

(2) Characters following a carat (^) were printed in superscript.

(3) Side notes were relocated to function as titles of their respective paragraphs.

(4) Macrons and breves above letters and dots below letters were not inserted.

(5) dP stands for the partial derivative symbol, or curled 'd'.

(6) [oo] stands for the infinity symbol, and [int] for the integral symbol.

(7) The following typographical errors have been corrected:

ARTICLE EKATERINOSLAV: "Nearly 40,000 persons find occupation in factories, the most important being iron works and agricultural machinery works, though there are also tobacco ... " 'important' amended from 'imporant'.

ARTICLE ELASTICITY: "The limits of perfect elasticity as regards change of shape, on the other hand, are very low, if they exist at all, for glasses and other hard, brittle solids; but a class of metals including copper, brass, steel, and platinum are very perfectly elastic as regards distortion, provided that the distortion is not too great." Missing 'and' after 'steel'.

ARTICLE ELASTICITY: "The parts of the radii vectors within the sphere ... Continue reading book >>


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