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" A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center. "
Cyclopedia of Architecture: Architectural drawing. Lettering - Page 43
1912
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The Elements of Plane and Spherical Trigonometry: And Its Application to ...

Richard Abbatt - Spherical astronomy - 1841 - 234 pages
...SECTION V. SPHERICAL GEOMETRY. (68.) Def. A sphere is a solid bounded on all sides by a curve surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre. A sphere may be conceived to be generated by a semicircle's revolving about its diameter,...
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A New System of Arithmetic, on the Cancelling Plan: Embracing the Rules of ...

Charles Guilford Burnham - Arithmetic - 1841 - 324 pages
...round pyramid, having 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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The National Arithmetic ...: Combining the Analytic and Synthetic Methods ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1841 - 334 pages
...round pyramid, having 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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Welch's Improved American Arithmetic: Adapted to the Currency of the United ...

Arithmetic - 1841 - 200 pages
...solidity of a globe, or sphere. DEFINITION. — A globe or sphere is (J) a round body bounded by 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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A manual of natural philosophy, by J.L. Comstock and R.D. Hoblyn

John Lee COMSTOCK (and HOBLYN (Richard Dennis)), John Lee COMSTOCK - 1846 - 506 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 the centre. GNOMON. An apparatus used by the ancients for finding the altitudes and declinations of...
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The American Arithmetic

James Robinson (of Boston.) - 1847 - 304 pages
...the figure F, the frustum of a cone. 7. A SPHERE, or GLOBE, is a solid, bounded by a 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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Elements of Geometry and Conic Sections

Elias Loomis - Conic sections - 1849 - 252 pages
...THE CIRCLE, AND THE MEASURE OF ANGLES. Definitions. 1. A circle is a plane figure bounded by a line, every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the center. This bounding line is called the circumference of the circle. 2. A radius of a circle is a straight...
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Rudimentary dictionary of terms used in architecture [&c.].

John Weale - 1850 - 590 pages
...the top of a bed or canopy Sphere, in geometry, a globe, 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 of a semicircle about...
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The National Arithmetic on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1850 - 368 pages
...top terminated in a point or vertex. 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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Rudimentary Dictionary of Terms Used in Architecture, Civil ..., Volumes 1-2

John Weale - Architecture - 1850 - 590 pages
...the top of a bed or canopy Sphere, in geometry, a globe, 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 of a semicircle aboui...
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