## American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ; Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge, Volume 5 |

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particles easily yield to the least partial pressure or force impressed. All fluids,

except those in the form of air or gas, are incompressible in any considerable

degree.

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**Fluxion**. FLUID, in physiology, an appellation given to all bodies, whoseparticles easily yield to the least partial pressure or force impressed. All fluids,

except those in the form of air or gas, are incompressible in any considerable

degree.

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quantities increase or decrease; and may be considered as positive or negative,

according as it relates to an increment or decrement. The doctrine of fluxions, first

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**FLUXION**, in mathematics, denotes the velocity by which the fluents or flowingquantities increase or decrease; and may be considered as positive or negative,

according as it relates to an increment or decrement. The doctrine of fluxions, first

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8) to move parallel to itself, in the plane of the parallel and moveable lines AF

and BG: for if, as above, Rr be taken to express the

rectangle R r s S be completed; then that rectangle, being the space which would

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8) to move parallel to itself, in the plane of the parallel and moveable lines AF

and BG: for if, as above, Rr be taken to express the

**fluxion**of the line A m, and therectangle R r s S be completed; then that rectangle, being the space which would

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Again, the

To find the

multiplied by the denominator, subtract the

by ...

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**fluxion**of a + r > b – y = a b-H b x – a y–ac, y, is b 3 — a j — 3 y – j x. 4.To find the

**fluxion**of a fraction, the rule is, from the**fluxion**of the numerator,multiplied by the denominator, subtract the

**fluxion**of the denominator multipliedby ...

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... found as above, requires the addition or subtraction of some constant quantity,

to render it complete : thus, for instance, the fluent of n xn−1 + may be either

represented by an or by ac + a ; for a being a constant quantity, the

H: a, ...

... found as above, requires the addition or subtraction of some constant quantity,

to render it complete : thus, for instance, the fluent of n xn−1 + may be either

represented by an or by ac + a ; for a being a constant quantity, the

**fluxion**of anH: a, ...

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