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A point is a dimensionless figure ; or an indivisible part of space. A line is a point continued, and a figure of one capacity, namely, length. A superficies is a figure of two dimensions, namely, length and breadth. A solid is a figure of three dimensions,...
Mathematics: Compiled from the Best Authors and Intended to be the Text-book ... - Page 379
1801 - 426 pages

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

David Steel - History - 1805 - 392 pages
...length without breadth. A Superficies, or surface, is an extension, having only length and breadth. A Body or Solid, is a figure of three dimensions; namely, length, breadth, and thickness. Hence surfaces are the extremities of solids; lines the extremities of surfaces; and points the extremities...

## The Freemason's Monitor: Or, Illustrations of Masonry in Two Parts

Thomas Smith Webb - Freemasonry - 1808 - 348 pages
...it j, namely, length. A superficies la a figure of two dimensions, namely, length and breadth. • A solid is a figure of three dimensions, namely, length, breadth and thickness. Of the Advantages of Geometry. By this science, the architect is enabled to construct his plans, and...

## A Course of Mathematics ...: Composed for the Use of the Royal Military ...

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1811 - 406 pages
...that which has position, but no magnitude, nor dimensions ; neither length, breadth, nor thickness. 2. A Line is length, without breadth or thickness....of three dimensions, namely, length, breadth, and depth, or thickness. 5. Lines are either Right, or Curved, or Mixed of these two. 6. A Right Line,...

## A Course of Mathematics: In Two Volumes : for the Use of Academies ..., Volume 1

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1816 - 610 pages
...that which has position, but no magnitude, nor dimensions ; neither length, breadth, nor thickness. 2 A. Line is length, without breadth or thickness....of three dimensions, namely, length, breadth, and depth, or thickness. 5. Lines are either Right, or Curved, or Mixed of these two. ' 6. \ Right Line,...

## Some of the Beauties of Free-masonry: Being an Extract from Publications ...

Joshua Bradley - Freemasonry - 1816 - 340 pages
...capacity, namely, length. A superficies is a figure of two dimensions, namely, length and breadth. A solid is a figure of three dimensions, namely, length, breadth, and thickness. '. The advantages of Geometry. By this science the architect is enabled to construct his plans, and...

## The Freemasons' Library and General Ahiman Rezon: Containing a Delineation ...

Samuel Cole, Freemasons. Grand Lodge of Maryland - Freemasonry - 1817 - 462 pages
...capacity, namely, length. A superfices is a figure of two dimensions, namely, length and breadth. A solid is a figure of three dimensions, namely, length, breadth, and thickness. Of the Advantages of Geometry.* By this science, the architect is enabled to construct his plans, and...

## A Course of Mathematics: In Two Volumes. For the Use of Academies ..., Volume 1

Charles Hutton - Arithmetic - 1818 - 646 pages
...that which has position, but no magnitude, nor dimensions ; neither length, breadth, nor thickness. 2. A Line is length, without breadth or thickness....of two dimensions, length and breadth ; but without thickuess. 4. A Body or Solid, is a figure of three dimensions, namely, le»gth, breadth, and depth,...

## A Course of Mathematics: For the Use of Academies, as Well as Private ...

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1822 - 616 pages
...that which has position, bat no magnitude, nor dimensions ; neither length, breadth, nor thickness. 2. A Line is length, without breadth or thickness. 3. A Surface or Superficies, is an eitension or a figure, of two dimensions, length and breadth ; but without thickness. 4. A Body or...