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A course of geometrical drawing - Page 4
by William Schofield Binns - 1861

## Elements of Geometry: Containing the Principal Propositions in the First Six ...

Euclid - Euclid's Elements - 1789 - 296 pages
...than a right angle. 12. A : \ 12. A figure is that which is inclofed by one or more boundaries. 13. A circle is a plane figure, contained by one line, called the- circumference, which is every where equally diftant from a point within the figure, called the centre. 14. Rectilineal...

## Astronomy Explained Upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles: And Made Easy to ...

James Ferguson - Astronomy - 1809 - 533 pages
...epochs, divisions, subdivisions, and measures. Circle, is a plane figure bounded by a uniformly-curved line called the circumference, every part of which is equally distant from a certain point within the same, called the centre. Diameter is a right line passing through the centre,...

## A pocket encyclopędia, or library of general knowledge

Edward Augustus Kendall - 1811 - 460 pages
...plain figure, bounded by thrrc lines or «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...

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

...a plain figure, bounded by three lines or 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...

## The complete measurer: or, The whole art of measuring, containing the ...

Thomas Keith - 1817 - 304 pages
...and on the contrary, the nearer yo"u brini them together, the less the opening or angle will be. 10. A Circle is a plane figure contained by one line called the circumference, which is every where equally distant from a point within it, called the centre, as c : and an arc of...

## Hawney's Complete Measurer: Or, The Whole Art of Measuring: Being a Plain ...

William Hawney - Geometry - 1820 - 312 pages
...and on the contrary, the nearer you bring them together the less the oponing or angle will be. 10. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line called the circumference, which is every where equally distant from a point within it, called the centre, as C : And an arch...

## Universal Technological Dictionary: Or, Familiar Explanations of ..., Volume 2

George Crabb - Industrial arts - 1823 - 732 pages
...each to each. ' 'unilinear Figures. Of curvilinear figures the most important is the circle. Circle. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, called the circumference or periphery, as BAD, fig. 20, which is at an equal distance from a certain point, called the centre,...

## Arithmetic Simplified in Three Parts

Catharine Esther Beecher - Arithmetic - 1833 - 283 pages
...side ? Ans. 85 yards. Note. This answer is obtained by finding the cube root of 614125. A circle is a figure contained by one line called the circumference,...part of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre. The diameter of a circle, is a line drawn through the centre, dividing it into two...