| John Farrar - Electronic book - 1822 - 153 pages
...true figure of the earth, on the supposition that it is a spheroid of revolution, or such as would be **formed by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes.** 168. The solution of this important problem belongs properly to astronomy ; but it may not be amiss... | |
| John Farrar - Logarithms - 1822 - 153 pages
...true figure of the earth, on the supposition that it is a spheroid of revolution, or such as would be **formed by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes.** 168. The solution of this important problem belongs properly to astronomy ; but it may not be amiss... | |
| John Farrar - Trigonometry - 1833 - 272 pages
...true figure of the earth, on the supposition that it is a spheroid of revolution, or such as would be **formed by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes.** 168. The solution of this important problem belongs properly to astronomy ; but it may not be amiss... | |
| John Farrar - Trigonometry - 1833 - 155 pages
...true figure of the earth, on the supposition that it is a spheroid of revolution, or such as would be **formed by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes.** 168. The solution of this important problem belongs properly to astronomy ; but it may not be amiss... | |
| William Galbraith - Astronomy - 1834 - 428 pages
...height ; or c — 0.5236 h (3 r* + h*~\ ; in which r is the radius of the base of the segment, and h **its height. 6. Paraboloid, or solid formed by the...the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes.** Capacity. Multiply the square of the revolving axis by the fixed axis, and the product by 0.5236, the... | |
| Mary Somerville - Physical science - 1834 - 390 pages
...formed by the rotation of a semi-circle about its diameter. Spheroid of revolution, or Ellipsoid. A **solid formed by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes.** The spheroid will be oblate or prolate, according as the revolution is performed about the minor or... | |
| Mary Somerville - Physical sciences - 1834 - 658 pages
...formed by the rotation of a semicircle about its diameter. Spheroid of revolution, or Ellipsoid. A **solid formed by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes.** The spheroid will be oblate or prolate, according as the revolution is performed about the minor or... | |
| Charles Bonnycastle - Geometry - 1834 - 676 pages
...Fie. 84i. faces are then said to be " of revolution." The ellipsoid of revolution, or the spheroid, is **formed by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes** ; if round the major axe pq, the surface is termed a " prolate" spheroid, or ellipsoid of revolution... | |
| John Frederic Daniell - Chemistry - 1839 - 606 pages
...solid figure formed by the rotation of a semicircle about its' diameter. SPHEROID, -AL; a solid figure, **formed by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes;** hence it is sometimes called an ellipsoid; the spheroid will be oblate or prolate, according as the... | |
| James Renwick - Physics - 1840 - 412 pages
...solid figure formed by the rotation of a semicircle about its diameter. SPHEROID, -AL ; a solid figure, **formed by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes** ; hence it is sometimes called an ellipsoid ; the spheroid will be oblate or prolate, according as... | |
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