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He spoke in honeymoon whispers; but the rarefaction of the air was such that every word was audible.
This condition of a greater separation of the turns of the spring than usual is called a rarefaction.
PHYSICSWILLIS EUGENE TOWER
A complete wave consisting of a condensation and a rarefaction is represented by that portion of the curve A-C.
PHYSICSWILLIS EUGENE TOWER
So that if in this condensation any one affirmeth there is also some rarefaction, experience may assert it.
The rarefaction of the air and the rays of tile sun increased the dilatation of the gas; the balloon continued to ascend!
Rarefaction succeeds condensation at an interval of one-half what we call "wave lengths."
The maximum of rarefaction has now reached it, and the particle stops going up and begins to move down.
Brunt was clearly aware of the work of many scientists, notably Boyle, upon the nature and rarefaction of the air.
A VOYAGE TO CACKLOGALLINIACAPTAIN SAMUEL BRUNT
The air by rarefaction becomes fire, and fire borne aloft upon the air becomes the stars.
As operating process of this development Anaximenes named the two opposite processes of Rarefaction, Condensation.

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