| John Radford Young - Euclid's Elements - 1827 - 208 pages
...AB, are equivalent to the squares of AM, CM, although M is not the middle of the base BC. BOOK III. **DEFINITIONS. 1. Every line which is not straight is...circle is a space enclosed by a curve line, every point** in which is equally distant from a point within the figure; which point is called the centre. 3. The... | |
| Elias Loomis - Conic sections - 1849 - 252 pages
...III. THE CIRCLE, AND THE MEASURE OF ANGLES. Definitions. 1. A circle is a plane figure bounded by a **line, every point of which is equally distant from a point within,** called the center. This bounding line is called the circumference of the circle. 2. A radius of a circle... | |
| Elias Loomis - Calculus - 1851 - 300 pages
...become x=r cos. «, y=r sin. v. SECTION IT. ON THE CIRCLE. (32.) A CIRCLE is a plane figure bounded by a **line, every point of which is equally distant from a point within** called the center. This bounding line is called the circumference of the circle. A radius of a circle... | |
| John Fair Stoddard - Arithmetic - 1852 - 324 pages
...t«i, a DECAGON ; that of twelve, a DODECAGON, &-i•.. A CIRCLE is a plane, terminated by a curved **line, every point of which is equally distant from a point within,** culled the center. The curved line is called the circumference The DIAMETER of a circle is a line passing... | |
| Cornelius S. Cartee - Physical geography - 1855 - 348 pages
...and breadth without thickness, and may be either plane or curved. 97. A circle is a figure bounded **by a curve line, every point of which is equally distant from** the centre. The line which limits a circle is the circumference. A straight line passing through the... | |
| Charles Davies, William Guy Peck - Mathematics - 1855 - 630 pages
...Descriptive Geometry, Shade» and Shadows, Perspective, Spherical Projections, and Isometrical Projcca curved **line, every point of which is equally distant from a point within,** called the centre. The curve is called the circumference, or in common language, the circle. So that... | |
| John Fair Stoddard - Arithmetic - 1856 - 312 pages
...that of ten, a DECAGON ; that of twelve, a DODECAGON, &c. A CIRCLE is a plane, terminated by a curved **line, every point of which is equally distant from a point within,** called the centre. The curved line is called the circumference. The DIAMETER of a circle is a line... | |
| Elias Loomis - Conic sections - 1858 - 256 pages
...III. THE CIRCLE, AND THE MEASURE OF ANGLES. Definitions. 1. A circk is a plane figure bounded by a **line, every point of which is equally distant from a point within,** called the center. This bounding line is called the circumference of the circle. 2. A radius of a circle... | |
| William E. Bell - Bridge building - 1857 - 254 pages
...those which have like positions in similar polygons. 34. The circumference of a circle is a curved **line, every point of which is equally distant from a point within,** called the centre. 35. The circle is the surface bounded by the circumference. 36. A radius of a circle... | |
| Elias Loomis - Calculus - 1859 - 320 pages
...become x=r cos. v, y=r sin. v. SECTION IT. ON THE CIRCLE. (32.) A CIRCLE is a plane figure bounded by a **line, every point of which is equally distant from a' point within** called the center. This bounding line is called the circumference of the circle. A radius of a circle... | |
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