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A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Cornell's High School Geography: Forming Part Third of a Systematic Series ... - Page 325
by Sarah S. Cornell - 1857 - 405 pages
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## Mathematics: Compiled from the Best Authors and Intended to be the ..., Volume 2

Mathematics - 1801 - 658 pages
...round pyramid, having a circular base. , 4. 8. A sphere is a solid, bounded by one continued convex surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within, call- LJL!| ed the centre. The sphere may -jj', be conceived to be formed by the revolution of a semicircle...
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## The shipwright's vade-mecum [by D. Steel].

David Steel - History - 1805 - 392 pages
...whence it 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 - 520 pages
...being 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 - Natural history - 1809 - 700 pages
...species. 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 a semi-circle...
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## The British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences, Volume 3

William Nicholson - 1809 - 752 pages
...species. 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 a semi-circle...
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## The American Arithmetic: Adapted to the Currency of the United States ...

Oliver Welch - Arithmetic - 1812 - 236 pages
...'c.'' to 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

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1819 - 394 pages
...species. 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 a semi-circle...
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## A general view of the sciences and arts, Volume 1

William Jillard Hort - 1822 - 308 pages
...perpendicular 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 - 666 pages
...SPECULUM, 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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## Concise Decimal Tables for Facilitating Arithmetical Calculations by the Use ...

Timothy Claxton - Decimal system - 1830 - 34 pages
...size throughout, is a cylinder. GLOBE, a sphere, or ball ; a solid with a curved surface every part of which is equally distant from a point within, called its centre. CONE, is a solid having a circle for its base, its sides are convex and terminate in a point called...
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