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" Had he been standing on the edge of a precipice, he would have fallen over ; had he stood in contact with a window, he would have broken the glass ; had he been close to a drum-head, he would have shaken the drum. We could thus transmit a push through... "
Sound, 8 lectures - Page 5
by John Tyndall - 1867
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Essays: Political and Miscellaneous, Volume 2

Bernard Cracroft - 1868
...regains his upright position; B pushes C; C pushes D ; D pushes E ; each boy, after the transmission of the push, becoming himself erect. E, having nobody in front, is thrown forward. . . . We could thus transmit a push through a row of a hundred boys, each particular boy, however,...
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Elementary Physics

Elroy McKendree Avery - Physics - 1878 - 317 pages
...regains his upright position ; B pushes C ; G pushes D ; D pushes E ; each boy after the transmission of the push, becoming himself erect. E, having nobody...he would have fallen over; had he stood in contact Fir, 213. with a window, he would have broken the glass ; had he been close to a drum-head, he would...
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Elements of Natural Philosophy: A Text-book for High Schools and Academies

Elroy McKendree Avery - Physics - 1880 - 457 pages
...his upright position ; B pushes C ; C pushes D ; D pushes E ; 0 each boy after the transmission of the push, becoming himself erect. E, having nobody...edge of a precipice he would have fallen over; had FlG 213 he stood in contact with a window, he would have broken the glass ; had he been close to a...
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Elements of Natural Philosophy: A Text-book for High Schools and Academies

Elroy McKendree Avery - Physics - 1885 - 598 pages
...pushes Z> ; I) pushes K ; 0 c BA each boy after the transmission of the push, becoming himself erect. K, having nobody in front, is thrown forward. Had he...edge of a precipice he would have fallen over; had FIG 255. he stood in contact with a window, he would have broken the glass ; had he been close to a...
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Elements of Natural Philosophy: A Text-book for High Schools and Academies

Elroy McKendree Avery - Physics - 1897 - 456 pages
...on until the particles of the last layer strike upon the drum of the ear. THE NATURE; OP SOUND. FIQ forward. Had he been standing- on. the edge of a precipice, he would have fallen over; had he stood.-ir. .contact with a window, he would have broken the - . . glass ; had he been close to a drumhead,...
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Exploring Music: The Science and Technology of Tones and Tunes

Taylor Charles - Science - 1992 - 348 pages
...and regains his upright position; B pushes C; C pushes D: D pushes E; each boy, after transmission of the push, becoming himself erect. E, having nobody...contact with a window he would have broken the glass;. . .' D B E Figure 1.2 'Boy wave' from John Tyndall's Sound. Sound waves involve the transfer of pressure...
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