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A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
An Elementary Geometry and Trigonometry - Page 49
by William Frothingham Bradbury - 1872 - 238 pages

The shipwright's vade-mecum [by D. Steel].

David Steel - History - 1805 - 392 pages
...gradually tapers to the vertex. A Sphere, or globe, is a solid bounded by one uniform convex surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre. The sphere may be conceived to be formed by the rotation of a semi-circle about its diameter. The.i4.ra...

Mathematics: Compiled from the Best Authors, and Intended to be ..., Volume 2

Samuel Webber - Mathematics - 1808 - 520 pages
...triangular, or square, or hexagonal, 8. A sphere is a solid, bounded by one continued convex surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre* The sphere may be conceived to be formed by the revolution of a semicircle about its diameter, which...

The British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences, Volume 3

William Nicholson - 1809 - 752 pages
...GLOBE, a round or spherical body, more usually called a sphere, bounded by one uniform convex surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called its centre. Euclid defines Ihr globe or sphere, to bč a solid figure described by the revolution of...

The British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 3

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1809 - 700 pages
...GLOBE, a round or spherical body, more usually called a sphere, bounded by one uniform convex surface, every point of .which is equally distant from a point within called its centre. Euclid defines the globe or sphere, to be a solid figure described by the revolution of...

Pocket Encyclopedia: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 3

Edward Augustus Kendall - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1811 - 516 pages
...sides." " A circle is a plane figure, bounded by a curve line called the circumference, every part of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre." An axiom is a manifest truth not requiring a demonstration : The following are examples of axioms,...

A pocket encyclopćdia, or library of general knowledge

Edward Augustus Kendall - 1811 - 458 pages
...«ides." " A circle is a plane figure, bounded liy a curre line called the circumference, every part of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre." AD axiom is a manifest truth not requiring a detnonstratipn : The following areexamplcs of axioms,...

The American Arithmetic: Adapted to the Currency of the United States ...

Oliver Welch - Arithmetic - 1812 - 236 pages
...find the solidity of a globe, or spher-e. NB A globe or sphere is a round body boundedby a surface every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre ; a line passing from one side to the other through the centre is called the diameter, or axis. RULE....

American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., Volume 6

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1819 - 394 pages
...GLOBE, a round or spherical body, more usually called a sphere, bounded by one uniform convex surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called its centre. Euclid defines the globe or sphere, to be a solid figure described by the revolution of...

A general view of the sciences and arts, Volume 1

William Jillard Hort - 1822 - 308 pages
...height, and take one third of the product. A sphere is a solid, bounded by one continued convex surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre. Rule for finding the surface of a sphere or any segment or zone thereof. Multiply the circumference...

Dictionary of the Mathematical and Physical Sciences, According to the ...

James Mitchell - Mathematics - 1823 - 666 pages
...the same as Mirror. SPHERK. or ULOBE, in Geometry, is a solid contained under one uniform surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre of the sphere, and may be conceived to be generated by the revolution ot a semi-circle Rbout its diameter,...