| Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1857 - 444 pages
...is also said to be circumscribed about the pyramid. 9. The SPHERE is a solid terminated by a curved **surface, all the points of which are equally distant...point within, called the centre. The sphere may be** generated by the revolution of a semicircle DAE, about its diameter DE : for, the surface described... | |
| Charles Guilford Burnham - 1857 - 336 pages
...base. 8. A sphere is a solid, bounded by one continued convex surface, every point 01 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, which remains fixed. A hemisphere is half... | |
| Charles Guilford Burnham - Arithmetic - 1857 - 328 pages
...base. 8. A sphere is a solid, bounded by one continued convex surface, every point of wliich 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, which remains fixed. A hemisphere is half... | |
| Sarah S. Cornell - Geography - 1857 - 422 pages
...a Clrele. — A Circle is a plane figure bounded by one continuous line, called its circumference ; **all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre** of the circle. Thus, in the adjoining figure, if the points A, D, E, and B are equally distant from... | |
| Bourdon (M., Louis Pierre Marie) - Arithmetic - 1858 - 262 pages
...divisions of the Circle. — The circumference of a circle is defined in geometry a recutiant line, **all the points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** In all the scientific works in this country, the circumference is divided into 360 equal parts, called... | |
| Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox - Rifle practice - 1859 - 308 pages
...CHAPTER IV. TUB CIRCLE AND THE MEASURING OF ANGLES. "WK give the name of circumference to a curved line, **all the points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the centre. ,, The** part of the surface contained in the circumference is called the circle. Every right line joining the... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1860 - 446 pages
...the diameter by 3.14159. (Leg. V. 11. Sch.) Note. — The circumference of a circle is a curve line, **all the points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the centre. The** diameter of a. circle is a straight line which passes through the centre, and is terminated on both... | |
| George Payn Quackenbos - Physics - 1860 - 484 pages
...rectangle whose sides are equal ; j _,' H 0 as, IJ KL, Fig. 23. 22. A Sphere is a solid bounded by a curved **surface, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre** ; as, AB CD, Fig. 24. 23. The Axis of a sphere is a straight line passing through its centre and terminating... | |
| George Roberts Perkins - Geometry - 1860 - 468 pages
...COMBINATION WITH THE STRAIGHT LINE. DEF1NIT1ONS. I. The circumference of a circle is a curved line, **all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called** the centrs. The circle is the space bounded by the circumference. II. Any straight line drawn from... | |
| Sophia S. Cornell - Geography - 1861 - 405 pages
...of a Circle.—A Circle is a plane figure bounded by one continuous line, called its circumference ; **all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre** of the circle. Thus, in the adjoining figure, if the points A, D, E, and B are equally distant from... | |
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