BACULOMETRY

, the art of measuring either accessible or inaccessible lines, by the help of baculi, staves, or rods. Schwenter has explained this art in his Geometria Practica; and the rules of it are delivered by Wolfius, in his Elements: Ozanam also gives an illustration of the principles of Baculometry.

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Entry taken from A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, by Charles Hutton, 1796.

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BACON (Roger)
BACON (Francis)
BACULE
* BACULOMETRY
BAILLY (Jean Sylvain)
BAINBRIDGE (John)
BAKER (Thomas)
BAKER (Henry)
BALANCE