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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 centre.
Practical geometry for art students - Page 70
by John Carroll (art master.) - 1881

## The shipwright's vade-mecum [by D. Steel].

David Steel - 1805 - 392 pages
...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...

## Mathematics: Compiled from the Best Authors, and Intended to be ..., Volume 2

Samuel Webber - Mathematics - 1808 - 520 pages
...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...

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

Edward Augustus Kendall - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1811 - 516 pages
...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 examples of axioms,...

## A pocket encyclopędia, or library of general knowledge

Edward Augustus Kendall - 1811 - 458 pages
...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 of axioms,...

## The American Arithmetic: Adapted to the Currency of the United States ...

Oliver Welch - Arithmetic - 1812 - 236 pages
...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. Cube...

## A general view of the sciences and arts, Volume 1

William Jillard Hort - 1822 - 308 pages
...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...

## Dictionary of the Mathematical and Physical Sciences, According to the ...

James Mitchell - Mathematics - 1823 - 666 pages
...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 its diameter,...

## A Treatise on Practical Mensuration in Eight Parts ...

Anthony Nesbit - Surveying - 1824 - 476 pages
...fixed, and is called the axis or diameter of the sphere ; or it is a solid bounded by one continued convex surface, every part of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre. 14. The segment of a sphere is any part of it cut off by a plane. If the plane pass through the centre,...