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Were it but the pitifullest infinitesimal, fraction of a Product, produce it, in God's name
When two legs of my level were on the shore and the third on the ice, and the sights were directed over the latter, a rise or fall of the ice of an almost infinitesimal amount made a difference of several feet on a tree across the pond.
You miss an infinitesimal line and you can build it into a pyramid of evidence
Macfarlane could not suppress a nervous twitch, the infinitesimal mark of an immense relief, as he felt the key between his fingers.
These infinitesimal distinctions between man and man are too paltry for an Omnipotent Being.
He got a new effect of airships altogether, as vast things coming down upon him, growing swiftly larger and larger and more overwhelming, until the houses over the way seemed small, the American rapids narrow, the bridge flimsy, the combatants infinitesimal.
You will conceive a bunch of grapes," said he, "which are covered by some infinitesimal but noxious bacillus.
In point of fact the three actions of perceiving, determining, and responding were sequential; but so infinitesimal were the intervals of time between them that they appeared simultaneous.
Infinitesimals threatened to undermine the authority of established religious and political order.
Among the topics are the remarkable career of Otto Grun, Emmy Noether and Hermann Weyl, Abraham Robinson and his infinitesimals, Cahit Arf and his invariant, Heinrich-Wolfgang Leopoldt, and Hoechsmann's theorem.
He is a good teacher but has been an imperfect man; however, he and Brianna forge a bond in their shared mortality and find comfort in a mathematical concept holding that without infinite infinitesimals life would not be possible as we know it.
Jullien holds that Roberval's conception (which he shares with Pascal according to Dominique Descotes) is an important stage between the lines of Cavalieri and the infinitesimals, the dx, of Leibniz.