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The Use of the Words “Weight” and “Mass”

Nature volume 13, pages 446447 | Download Citation

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Nothing could illustrate more forcibly the necessity of rendering definite the meaning of some of our present fundamental terms in connection with the science of dynamics, than a comparison of my letter to you on this subject (vol. xiii. p. 325) with the letter of Mr. Stoney, in reply to it (vol. xiii. p. 385), and that of Mr. Walker who follows Mr. Stoney.

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    • J. T. BOTTOMLEY

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