| Francis Nichols - Plane trigonometry - 1811 - 162 pages
...Definitions. 1. A sphere or globe is a solid contained under one uniform round surface, which is every where **equally distant from a point within it called the centre. A sphere may be** conceived to be formed by the revolution of a semicircle about its diameter, which remains unmoved,... | |
| Alexander Ingram - Mathematics - 1830 - 458 pages
...angles of spherical triangles. A SPHERE is a solid bounded by a curve surface, every point of which is **equally distant from a point within it, called the centre. A sphere may be** conceived to be generated by a semicircle revolving about its diameter. The axis or diameter of a sphere... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Geometry - 1862 - 518 pages
...THE SPHEKE, AND ITS PR0PERTIES. DEFINITIONS. 497. A SPHERE is a solid, or volume, bounded by a curved **surface, all points of which are equally distant from a point within,** called the centre. The sphere may be conceived to be formed by the revolution of a semicircle, DAE,... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Geometry - 1862 - 532 pages
...THE SPHERE, AND ITS PROPERTIES. DEFINITIONS. 497. A SPHERE is a solid, or volume, bounded by a curved **surface, all points of which are equally distant from a point within,** called the centre. The sphere may be conceived to be formed by the revolution of a semicircle, DAE,... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Geometry - 1863 - 504 pages
...THE SPHERE, AND ITS PROPERTIES. DEFINITIONS. 497. A SPHERE is a solid, or volume, bounded by a curved **surface, all points of which are equally distant from a point within,** called the center. The sphere may be conceived to be formed by tho revolution of a semicircle, DAE,... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Geometry - 1868 - 340 pages
...THE SPHERE, AND ITS PR0PERTIES. DEFINITIONS. 497. A SPHERE is a solid, or volume, bounded by a curved **surface, all points of which are equally distant from a point within,** called the centre. The sphere may be conceived to be formed by the revolution of a semicircle, DAE,... | |
| Henry Bartlett Maglathlin - Arithmetic - 1869 - 332 pages
...feet are there in it ? Ans. 61.228-)- cu. ft. SPHERES. 428. A Sphere is a volume bounded by a curved **surface, all points of which are equally distant from a point within** called the center. 429. The RADIUS of a sphere is a straight line drawn from the center to any point... | |
| William Chauvenet - Geometry - 1871 - 380 pages
...figure. BOOK II. THE CIRCLE. 1. DEFINITIONS. A circle is a portion of a plane bounded by a curve, all the **points of which are equally distant from a point within it called the centre.** The curve which bounds the circle is called its circumference. Any straight line drawn from the centre... | |
| Edward Payson Jackson - Astronomical geography - 1872 - 154 pages
...whole extent ; as the lines of words upon this page, the covers of a closed book, etc. FIG. 2. 22. A **Sphere is a solid bounded by a surface, all points of which are equally distant from a point within,** called the center. 23. The Circumference of a Sphere is the greatest circle that may be drawn upon... | |
| William Chauvenet - Mathematics - 1872 - 382 pages
...figure. BOOK II. THE CIRCLE. 1. DEFINITIONS. A circle is a portion of a plane bounded by a curve, all the **points of which are equally distant from a point within it called the centre.** The curve which bounds the circle is called its circumference. Any straight line drawn from the centre... | |
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