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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. "
Fish's Arithmetic Number Two: Oral and Written Upon the Inductive Method - Page 294
by Daniel W. Fish - 1883
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The shipwright's vade-mecum [by D. Steel].

David Steel - 1805 - 380 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....
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Mathematics: Compiled from the Best Authors, and Intended to be ..., Volume 2

Samuel Webber - Mathematics - 1808 - 522 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,...
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The British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 3

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1809
...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...
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The British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences, Volume 3

William Nicholson - 1809 - 768 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...
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The American Arithmetic: Adapted to the Currency of the United States ...

Oliver Welch - Arithmetic - 1812 - 231 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...
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American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., Volume 6

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1819
...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...
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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...
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A Treatise on Practical Gauging

Anthony Nesbit, W. Little - Measurement - 1822 - 906 pages
...48. The arc of a quadrant contains 90 degrees, which is the measure of a right angle. 49. An ellipse is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, called the circumference; but as the figure is not a circle, it is described from two points in the loneest diameter, called...
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Dictionary of the Mathematical and Physical Sciences, According to the ...

James Mitchell - Mathematics - 1823 - 576 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...
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A treatise of practical mensuration

Anthony Nesbit - Measurement - 1824 - 434 pages
...regular polygon has all its sides and angles equal ; when they are unequal, the polygon is irregular. 38. A circle is a plane figure, bounded by a curved line, called the circumference, which is every where equi-distant from a certain po.int within it, called the centre. H 39. The diameter...
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