| Sir John Leslie - Geometry, Analytic - 1809 - 524 pages
...describing line its radius, and the boundary traced by the remote end of that line its circumference. 3$. **The diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the** centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. It is obvious that all radii of the same circle... | |
| John Gummere - Surveying - 1814 - 346 pages
...radius of a circle is a straight line drawn from the centre to the circumference, as CB, Fig. 1735. **The diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the** centre, and terminated both wajs by the circumference, as AB, Fig. 17. It divides the circle into two... | |
| Thomas Keith - 1817 - 304 pages
...angles are equal, they are called regular polygons; if unequal, they are called irregular polygons. 34. **The Diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the** centre, and terminated by the circumference both ways ; thus AB is a diameter of th« circle. The diameter... | |
| Robertson Buchanan - Machinery - 1823 - 588 pages
...centre to the circumference. The word radii is used, when more than one such line is spoken of. 58. **The diameter of a circle, is a straight line drawn through the** centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. 59- The arc of a circle is any part of its circumference.... | |
| Peter Nicholson - Architecture - 1823 - 596 pages
...CENTRE of the circle. Thus, in Jig. 26, c is the centre, and cd the radius of the circle ab d. 36. **The DIAMETER of a circle is a straight line, drawn through the** centre, and terminated by the circumference ; as the line ab, fig. 27. 37. A CHORD of a circle is a... | |
| Jacob Abbot Cummings - Cartography - 1825 - 216 pages
...illustrated by drawing a silk handkerchief over a wire circle, which will thus represent the plane. **The diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the** centre from one «ide of the circumference to the other. -j A semidiameter, or radius, is half of (he... | |
| George Lees - 1826 - 272 pages
...and the boundary traced by the remote end of that line its circumference. ELEMENTS Book I. XIV.— **The diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the** centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. Cor. All radii of the same circle are equal... | |
| Thomas Hornby (land surveyor.) - Surveying - 1827 - 270 pages
...as the line A C. Hence, the radius is the line or distance that describes the circumference. i 31. **The diameter of a circle is a straight line, drawn through the** centre, cutting the figure into two equal parts ; as the line A B. 32. A semicircle is half of a whole... | |
| James Charlton - Geography - 1829 - 250 pages
...nearly. 20. The RADIUS of a circle is a line drawn from the j - , ^. • centre to the circumference. 21. **The DIAMETER of a circle is a straight line drawn ; through the** centre, and terminating at the circumfet rence on both sides!! " 22. A SPHERE, or globe, is a perfectly... | |
| Jeremiah Day - Logarithms - 1831 - 418 pages
...portion of the circumference. A semi-circle is half, and a quadrant one fourth, of a circle. II. A **Diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the center, and** terminated both ways by the circumference. A Radius is a straight line extending from the center to... | |
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