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A sphere is a solid bounded by a surface all points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre.
Mensuration of lines, surfaces, and volumes - Page 46
by David Munn - 1873

## A Treatise of Plane and Spherical Trigonometry: In Theory and Practice ...

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,...

## A Concise System of Mathematics ...

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...

## Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry: With Practical Applications

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,...

## Elements of Plane and Spherical Trigonometry: With Practical Applications

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,...

## Elements of Geometry: With Practical Applications to Mensuration

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,...

## Elements of Geometry: With Practical Applications to Mensuration

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,...

## New Practical Arithmetic in which the Science and Its Applications are ...

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...

## A Treatise on Elementary Geometry: With Appendices Containing a Collection ...

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...