| Peter Fleming (Civil engineer) - Surveying - 1815 - 250 pages
...the circumference, as Л B. 23. An arc of a circle is any portion of the circumference, as D ЕB. 24. **A chord is a straight line joining the extremities of an arc, as** DB, 25. A segment is that part of a circle which is bounded by an arc and its chord, such as DEB, and... | |
| Matthew Iley - 1820 - 512 pages
...the diameter ; as BC. 15. Any part of the circumference of a circle is called an arc ; as ABE. 16. **A chord is a straight line joining the extremities of an arc ; as** CD. 17. A sector is the figure inclosed by two radii and the part of the circumference between them... | |
| Thomas Curtis - Aeronautics - 1829 - 814 pages
...both ways by the circumference. 32. An ARC of a circle is any part of its circumference. Fig. 21. 33. **A CHORD is a straight line joining the extremities of an arc.** Fig. 21. 34. A SEGMENT is any part of a circle bounded by an arc and its chord. Fig. 21. 35. A SEMICIRCLE... | |
| Mrs. L. H. Tyler - Astronomy - 1837 - 302 pages
...part of the circumference less than a semi-circle, lying from one point to another, as AB, or A R. **A chord is a straight line joining the extremities of an arc, as** AR ; and the part of a circle cut off by a chord, as k, is called a segment. The diameter of a circle... | |
| James Robinson (of Boston.) - 1847 - 304 pages
...AN ARC of a circle is any part of the circumference. The part of the circumference AB is an arc. 40. **A CHORD is a straight line joining the extremities of an arc.** The line AB is a chord. 41. A SEGMENT is any part of a circle bounded by an arc and its chord. The... | |
| Rufus Putnam - Arithmetic - 1849 - 276 pages
...not cut it ; as, G H. 38. An ARC of a circle is any part of the circumference ; as, AB or C E. 39. **A CHORD is a straight line joining the extremities of an arc ; as,** A B. 40. A SEGMENT is any part of a circle bounded by an arc and its chord ; as the surface included... | |
| William Ezra Worthen - Architectural drawing - 1857 - 650 pages
...the space is called a quadrant as to one-fourth of a circle. Half a circle is called a semicircle. **A chord is a straight line joining the extremities of an arc, as** a b. The space cut off by the chord is termed a segment. A tangent to a circle or other curve is a... | |
| W.E. WORTHEN - 1857 - 600 pages
...the space is called a quadrant as to one-fourth of a circle. Half a circle is called a semievrcle. **A chord is a straight line joining the extremities of an arc, as** a &. The space cut off by the chord is termed a segment. A tangent to a circle or other curve is a... | |
| Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1857 - 348 pages
...point of contact Thus, TP is a tangent 21. An ARC of a circle is any part of the circumference, as A F. **A CHORD is a straight line joining the extremities of an arc.** 22. MENSURATION is the art of finding the surface, and also the solid contents of bodies. 23. The AUEA... | |
| Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1863 - 464 pages
...diameters are also equal, and each is double the radius. 4. An ARC is any part of a circumference. 5. **A CHORD is a straight line joining the extremities of an arc.** Any chord belongs to two arcs : the smaller one is meant, unless the contrary is expressed. 6. A SEGMENT... | |
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