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A right cylinder is a solid described by the revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides.
An Elementary Geometry - Page 70
by William Frothingham Bradbury - 1872 - 110 pages

## A Practical Application of the Principles of Geometry to the Mensuration of ...

Jeremiah Day - Measurement - 1815 - 388 pages
...2.1816950 ' i 4 ' • SECTION IV.* • THE CYLINDER, CONE, AND SPHERE. ART. 61. DEFINITION IA solid described by the revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides. The ends or bases are evidently equal and parallel circles. And the aocis, which is a line passing...

## The Second [-fifth and Sixth] Part of A Course of Mathematics: Adapted to ...

Jeremiah Day - Geometry - 1824 - 440 pages
...20.64572887.6631189 8.6602540)2. 18 16960 SECTION IV*. THE CYLINDER, CONE, AND SPHERE. AHT.61. .. a solid described by the revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides. The ends or bases are evidently equal and parallel circles. And the axis, which is a line passing through...

## Elements of Geometry: Being Chiefly a Selection from Playfair's Geometry

John Playfair - Geometry - 1829 - 210 pages
...of a cone is the circle about which the describing line revolves. 14. A cylinder is a solid figure described by the revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides, which remains fixed. 1 5. The axis of a cylinder is the fixed straight line about which the rectangle revolves. 16. The...

## The Principles of Plane Trigonometry, Mensuration, Navigation and Surveying

Jeremiah Day - Measurement - 1831 - 520 pages
...43 SECTION IV.* THE CYLINDER, CONE, AND SPHERE. ART. 61. DEFINITION I. A right cylinder is a solid described by the revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides. The ends or bases are evidently equal and parallel circles. And the axis, which is a line passing through...

## A Treatise of Plane Trigonometry: To which is Prefixed a Summary View of the ...

Jeremiah Day - Logarithms - 1831 - 418 pages
...Solidities. SECTION IV." THE CYLINDER, CONE, AND SPHERE. ART. 61. DEFINITION I. A right cylinder is a solid described by the revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides. The ends or bases arc evidently equal and parallel circles. And the axis, which is a line passing through...

## Solid and Spherical Geometry and Conic Sections: Being a Treatise on the ...

A. Bell - Conic sections - 1837 - 180 pages
...circle described by the revolving side containing the right angle. 13. A right cylinder is a solid described by the revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides, which remains fixed. The axis of the cylinder is the fixed line about which the rectangle revolves ; and its bases or ends are...

## A Treatise on Mensuration for the Use of Schools

Commissioners of National Education in Ireland - Measurement - 1837 - 284 pages
...ar,e equal and parallel. 6. A cylinder is a round solid, having circular ends, and may be conceived to be described by the revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides, which remain fixed. 7. A pyramid is a solid, having a plane figure for its base ; and whose sides are triangles...

## The First Six and the Eleventh and Twelfth Books of Euclid's Elements: With ...

Euclid, James Thomson - Geometry - 1837 - 410 pages
...parallel to the base, is equal and similar to the base. " Schol. Since (XI. def. 24.) a cylinder is described by the revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides, it is plain that any straight line in the rectangle perpendicular to the fixed line, will describe...