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  • Architecture   ( 1 Article )
    ARCHITECTURE, including die Construction of BUILDINGS ;
    as House, Temple, Church, Hall, Palace, Theatre, &c.
    Ship, Galley, Galleon, Ark, Buccentaur, Boat, &c.
    Pyramid, Mausoleum, Pantheon, &c.
    Capitol, Seraglio, Escurial, &c.
    Arch, Vault, Bridge, Monument, Tomb, &c.
    Forms thereof. Rotondo. Platform, Pinnacle, &c.
    Plans, Design, Ichnography, Prosile, Sic. Parts, as Foundation, Wall, Roof, &c.
    Door, Window, Stairs, Chimney, &c.
    Orders, as Tuscan, Doric, Corinthian, &c.
    Caryatides, Rusiic, Gothic, &c.
    Column, Pilasier, Attic, &c.
    Parts thereof, Entablature, Capital, Pedesial, &c.
    Cornice, Frieze, Base, &c.
    Volute, Pediment, Modillion, Console, &c.
    Mouldings, Ogee, Tore, Asiragal, Scotia. Abacus, Ovolo, &c.
    Materials, as Brick, Stone, Tyle, Slate, Shingle, &c.
    Timber, Wainscot, Glass, Lead, Plaster, &c.
    Beam, Rafter, Mortar, Nail, Hinge, Key, Lock, &c.
    Quarry, Masonry, &c.

  • Astronomy   ( 1 Article )
    ASTRONOMY, or the Doctrine of the HEAVENS ;
    Their Circles, Ecliptic, Zodiack, Meridian, Equator, Vertical, Azimuth. Galaxy, &c.
    Points, as Pole, Zenith, Nadir, &c.
    Celestial Bodies, viz. Stars, Sun, &c.
    Assemblage thereof, into Sign, Constellation, &c.
    Their Precession, Culmination, Refraction. Declination, Ascension, Longitude, Latitude, Altitude, Amplitude, Azimuth. Planets, as Saturn, Venus, Earth. Moon, Satellite, Comet, &c.
    Their Places, Aspects, Syzygy, Conjunction, Quadrature. Diameter, Distance, Period, Revolution, Orbit, Node, &c.
    Their Station, Retrogradation, Equation, &c.
    Their Phases, Eclipse, Penumbra., Occupation, Parallax, Crepusculum, Maculæ, &c.
    Observations thereof, taken with the Quadrant, Gnomon, Micrometer, Reticula, &c.
    Collected in Catalogue, Tables, &c.
    Hypotheses, or Systems thereof, Copernican, Tychonic, Ptolemaic, &c.
    , Exhibited in Sphere, Globe, &c.

  • Chronology   ( 1 Article )
    CHRONOLOGY, or the Doctrine of TIME ;
    measur'd by Year, Month, Week, Day, Hour. Age, Period, Cycle, &c.
    Commencing from Epocha, Creation, Hegira, &c.
    Laid down in Fasti, Almanack, Calendar, Julian, Gregorian, &c.
    Accommodated to Feasts, Feriæ, Easter, &c.
    by means of Epact, Golden Number, Dominical, &c.

  • Game   ( 1 Article )
    Play, Ludus, a regular Diversion or a Sport prescribed, and limited by Rules. See GAMING.

  • Geography   ( 1 Article )
    GEOGRAPHY, including the Doctrine of the EARTH, or Globe:
    its Circles; Parallel, Tropic, Horizon, Axis, Poles, &c.
    Its Zones, Climates, &c.
    Its Places ; their Longitude, Latitude, Distance, Elevation, &c.
    Inhabitants, Antipodes, Aborigines, Troglodites, Ascii, Periscii, &c.
    lnstruments relating thereto, Globe, Map, &c.

  • Navigation   ( 1 Article )
    NAVIGATION, or the Consideration of SAILING ;
    in Ship, Frigate, Bark, &c.
    Parts thereof, Mast, Anchor, Sails, Yards, Cordage, Capstan, Rudder, Deck, &c.
    Their Course, Rhumb, &c.
    shewn by Compass, Needle, Variation, &c.
    Directed by Steerage, Current, &c.
    Distance or Reckoning, by Log, Observation, Longitude, Latitude, &c.
    Taken by Fore-staff. Back-staff, Astrolabe, Nocturnal. Sinical Quadrant, &c.
    Wrought by Gunter, Chart, Mercator, Traverse, &c.
    The Operations of Sounding, Weighing, Careening. Signals, Buoy, &c.

  • Trades & manufactures   ( 1 Article )
    TRADES and MANUFACTURES; as Printing, Papermaking, Book-binding, &c.
    Gilding, Japanning, Glass-making, Grinding. &c.
    Plumbery, Glaziery, Forging, Hammering, &c.
    Weaving, Bleaching, Whitening, &c.
    Fulling, Dying, Pressing, Sheering. Calendring, Tabying, Freezing, &c.
    Woollen, Silk, Linum Incombustibile, &c.
    Cloth, Serge, Taffety, Stocking, &c.
    Velvet, Tapisiry, Hat, &c.
    Tanning, Currying, Taking, &c.
    Chamoising, Chagreen, Marroquin, &c.
    Making Parchment, Glue, Gun-ponder, Smalt, Soap, Starch, &c.
    Candle, Taper, Torch, &c.
    Steel, Button, Pin, Needle, Pipe, Fan, Peruke, &c.