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dividing engine

Allan Chapman

in The Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science

Published in print January 2003 | ISBN: 9780195112290
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199891153
dividing engine

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is a machine employed to generate exact divisions on scientific scales.

These can be linear scales, such as those on

Reference Entry.  520 words. 

Subjects: History of Science and Technology

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