| Sir Isaac Newton, John Machin - Celestial mechanics - 1729
...Abfolute, True, and Mathematical Time, of it felf, and from its own nature flows equably without regard **to any thing external, and by another name is called...Duration : Relative, Apparent, and Common Time Is** fbme fenfible and external (whether accurate or unequable) meafure of Duration by the means of morion,... | |
| Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1816
...Abfolute, true, and mathematical TIME, of itfelf, and from its own nature, flows equably, without regard **to any thing external, and, by another name, is called...duration. Relative, apparent, and common time, is** fome fenfible and external meafure of duration, whether accurate or not, which is commonly ufed inftead... | |
| James Ryan - Astronomy - 1827 - 375 pages
...Absolute, true, and mathematical time, of itself, and from its own nature, flows equally without regard **to any thing external, and by another name is called...apparent, and common time, is some sensible and external** (whether accurate or unequable) measure of duration by. the means of motion, which is commonly used... | |
| James Ferdinand Mallinckrodt - American wit and humor - 1882 - 116 pages
...true, and mathematical time, of itself, and from itsown nature flows equably without regard to anything **external, and by another name is called duration;...apparent, and common time is some sensible and external** (whether accurate or unequable) measure of duration by the means of motion, which iicommonly used instead... | |
| Ernst Mach - Mechanics - 1893 - 534 pages
..."self, and by its own nature, flows uniformly on, with" out regard to anything external. It is also **called ' ' duration. "Relative, apparent, and common time, is some "sensible and external measure of** absolute time (dura"tion), estimated by the motions of bodies, whether "accurate or inequable, and... | |
| Ernst Mach - Mechanics - 1893 - 605 pages
...by its own nature, flows uniformly on, witn" out regard to anything external. It is also called 1 ' **duration. "Relative, apparent, and common time, is some " sensible and external measure of** absolute time (dura"tion), estimated by the motions of bodies, whether "accurate or inequable, and... | |
| William Stanley Jevons - Logic - 1924 - 786 pages
...and mathematical time, of itself and from its own nature, flows equably without regard to anything **external, and by another name is called duration; relative, apparent and common** timo, is some sensible and external measure of duration by the means of motion."1 Though we arc perhaps... | |
| Charles Coulston Gillispie - Science - 1960 - 562 pages
...and mathematical time, of itself and from its own nature, flows equably without relation to anything **external, and by another name is called duration;...apparent, and common time, is some sensible and external** (whether accurate or unequable) measure of duration by the means of motion. II. Absolute space, in... | |
| Lewis White Beck - Philosophy - 1966 - 321 pages
...and mathematical time, of itself, and from its own nature flows equably without regard to anything **external, and by another name is called duration:...apparent, and common time, is some sensible and external** (whether accurate or unequable) measure of duration by the means of motion, which is commonly used... | |
| Adolf Grünbaum - Relativity (Physics) - 1968 - 399 pages
...mathematical time, of itself, and from its own nature, flows equably1 without relation to anything **external and by another name is called duration: relative,...apparent, and common time, is some sensible and external** (whether accurate or unequable) measure of duration by the means of motion, which is commonly used... | |
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