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A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Robinson's New Practical Arithmetic for Common Schools and Academies - Page 184
by Horatio Nelson Robinson - 1892 - 416 pages
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## The shipwright's vade-mecum [by D. Steel].

David Steel - 1805 - 390 pages
...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....
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## Mathematics: Compiled from the Best Authors, and Intended to be ..., Volume 2

Samuel Webber - Mathematics - 1808 - 522 pages
...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,...
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## The British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences, Volume 3

William Nicholson - 1809 - 764 pages
...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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## The British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 3

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1809 - 700 pages
...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 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...
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## American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., Volume 6

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

James Mitchell - Mathematics - 1823 - 576 pages
...the same as 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...
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## Conversations on Natural Philosophy: In which the Elements of that Science ...

Mrs. Marcet (Jane Haldimand) - Astronomy - 1829 - 336 pages
...GLOBE, a round or spherical body, more usually cnJled a sphere, bounded by one uniform convex surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre. GRAVITY, a term used by physical writers to denote the cause by which all bodies move towards...
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## The National Arithmetic, on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1839 - 305 pages
...round pyramid, baring a circular base. 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,...
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