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A chord is a straight line joining the extremities of an arc.
Plane Geometry - Page 103
by Fletcher Durell - 1904 - 372 pages

## A System of Land Surveying and Levelling: Wherein is Demonstrated ..., Volume 1

Peter Fleming - Surveying - 1815 - 242 pages
...the circumference, as Л B. 23. An arc of a circle is any portion of the circumference, as D ЕB. 24. A chord is a straight line joining the extremities of an arc, as DB, 25. A segment is that part of a circle which is bounded by an arc and its chord, such as DEB, and...

## The new practical gager

Matthew Iley - 1820 - 512 pages
...the diameter ; as BC. 15. Any part of the circumference of a circle is called an arc ; as ABE. 16. A chord is a straight line joining the extremities of an arc ; as CD. 17. A sector is the figure inclosed by two radii and the part of the circumference between them...

## A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 10

Thomas Curtis - Aeronautics - 1829 - 814 pages
...both ways by the circumference. 32. An ARC of a circle is any part of its circumference. Fig. 21. 33. A CHORD is a straight line joining the extremities of an arc. Fig. 21. 34. A SEGMENT is any part of a circle bounded by an arc and its chord. Fig. 21. 35. A SEMICIRCLE...

## A Treatise on Astronomy: Illustrated with Maps and Plates

Mrs. L. H. Tyler - Astronomy - 1837 - 302 pages
...part of the circumference less than a semi-circle, lying from one point to another, as AB, or A R. A chord is a straight line joining the extremities of an arc, as AR ; and the part of a circle cut off by a chord, as k, is called a segment. The diameter of a circle...

## The American Arithmetic

James Robinson (of Boston.) - 1847 - 302 pages
...AN ARC of a circle is any part of the circumference. The part of the circumference AB is an arc. 40. A CHORD is a straight line joining the extremities of an arc. The line AB is a chord. 41. A SEGMENT is any part of a circle bounded by an arc and its chord. The...

## Putnam's Arithmetic

Rufus Putnam - Arithmetic - 1849 - 276 pages
...not cut it ; as, G H. 38. An ARC of a circle is any part of the circumference ; as, AB or C E. 39. A CHORD is a straight line joining the extremities of an arc ; as, A B. 40. A SEGMENT is any part of a circle bounded by an arc and its chord ; as the surface included...

## Appletons' Cyclopędia of Drawing: Designed as a Text-book for the Mechanic ...

William Ezra Worthen - Architectural drawing - 1857 - 654 pages
...the space is called a quadrant as to one-fourth of a circle. Half a circle is called a semicircle. A chord is a straight line joining the extremities of an arc, as a b. The space cut off by the chord is termed a segment. A tangent to a circle or other curve is a...

## APPLETONS' CYCLOPAEDIA OF DRAWING

W.E. WORTHEN - 1857 - 600 pages
...the space is called a quadrant as to one-fourth of a circle. Half a circle is called a semievrcle. A chord is a straight line joining the extremities of an arc, as a &. The space cut off by the chord is termed a segment. A tangent to a circle or other curve is a...