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A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...
was the first to restore the probably original form of porisms. . As defined by Playfair, 'a porism is a proposition affirming the possibility of finding such conditions as will render a certain problem indeterminate, or capable ...
The Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1832)
PORISMS.* * The Editor has been indebted for this interesting article to Canales Banner, Esq. F. R. L. and E. &c. Lugd. Bat. 1634. $ Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1793, vol. if not the same as the feldspar"of Cornwall.
The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)
by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
But though all propositions formed in this way from the conversion of loci are porisms, yet all porisms are not forced from the conversion of loci ; the first, for instance, of the preceding cannot by conversion be changed into a locus ; therefore ...
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Scrabble value of P3O1R1I1S1M3S1
The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of PORISMS
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