To this objection it may in turn be answered that, though this degree of freedom of descent may suffice for a slowrunning furnace, particularly if the slag is given such a composition that it passes quickly from the solid state to one of decided fluidity, yet it is not enough for swift-running ones, especially if the composition of the slag is such that, in melting, it remains long in a very sticky condition.
aspires to unite the Peloponnesus under his headship. As to the cities outside Greece, within or around the royal realms, Seleucid, Ptolemaic or Attalid, their degree of freedom probably differed widely according to circumstances.
For a system of one degree of freedom we have aq+cq=Q, (26)
Thuf in the case of one degree of freedom we have, in place of (26)
Still another way of stating the matter is to say that, if any one link in the chain be fixed, any point in the chain must have only one degree of freedom.