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" A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center. "
Mathematical Dictionary and Cyclopedia of Mathematical Science Comprising ... - Page 85
by Charles Davies, William Guy Peck - 1859 - 592 pages
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The shipwright's vade-mecum [by D. Steel].

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

Samuel Webber - Mathematics - 1808
...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 remains...
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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
...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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Pocket Encyclopedia: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 3

Edward Augustus Kendall - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1811
...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,...
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A pocket encyclopćdia, or library of general knowledge

Edward Augustus Kendall - 1811
...«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,...
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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 axis. RULE....
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A Practical Application of the Principles of Geometry to the Mensuration of ...

Jeremiah Day - Measurement - 1815 - 96 pages
...CIRCLE AND ITS PARTS. Aw. 18. Definition LA J *- by a hne winch is equally distant in all its parts from a point within called the centre. The bounding line is called the circumference or periphery! An arc is any portion of the circumference. A semi-circle is half, and a quadrant one...
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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
...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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