This plate contains the arbitrary marks or signs chosen to represent several chemical elements, from simple elements such as hydrogen, carbon, and oxygen, to septenary elements such as an atom of sugar.
Fig. 1 represents particles (balls) of water, the square form denoting the arrangement in water.
Fig, 2 represents particles (balls) of water, the rhomboidal form denoting the arrangement in ice.
Fig. 3 represents the…
Fig. 1 represents an air thermometer, or the expansion of air by heat.
Fig. 2 is the logarithmic curve.
Fig. 3 is a device suggested by "Mr. Ewart," to illustrate Dalton's idea on the temperature of the atmosphere.
Fig. 1 is intended to illustrate Dalton's ideas on the subject of the capacities of bodies for heat.
Fig. 2 is a comparative view of the old and new divisions of the scale of the mercurial thermometer.
FIg. 3 is a view…