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" The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds. "
Elements of Surveying: Including a Description of the Instruments and the ... - Page 32
by Charles Davies - 1837 - 249 pages
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A Treatise on the Elements of Algebra

Bewick Bridge - Algebra - 1821 - 648 pages
...exhibiting arithmetically the magnitude of angles, the whole circumference of the circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes; each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds; &c. &c. And since arcs are the measures of angles,...
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The Theory and Practice of Surveying: Containing All the Instructions ...

Robert Gibson - Surveying - 1821 - 594 pages
...The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, and each degree into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 00 equal parts called seconds, and- these into thirds, fourths, &c. these parts being greater or less...
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A Treatise on Practical Gauging

Anthony Nesbit, W. Little - Measurement - 1822 - 916 pages
...of a circle bounded by an arc sad two radii. 47. The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each...and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds, &c. 48. The arc of a quadrant contains 90 degrees, which is the measure of a right angle. 49. An ellipse...
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A general view of the sciences and arts, Volume 1

William Jillard Hort - 1822 - 308 pages
...is the measure of the angle contained by the lines CA and CH. 2. If the circumference of a circle be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, each...and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds ; and so on ; then, as many degrees, minutes, and seconds, &c. as are in any arch ; so many degrees,...
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Euclid's Elements of Geometry: The Six First Books. To which are Added ...

Rev. John Allen - Astronomy - 1822 - 508 pages
...called acute.* * Mathematicians have supposed the whole circumference of a circle to be divided in 360 equal parts, called degrees, each degree into...and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds, Stc. and a circle being described from the vertex of an angle, as a centre, an angle is said to be...
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Euclid's Elements of Geometry: The Six First Books. To which are Added ...

Rev. John Allen - Astronomy - 1822 - 516 pages
...tailed acute.* * Mathematicians have supposed the whole circumference of a circle to be divided in 360 equal parts, called degrees, each degree into...called minutes and each minute into 60 equal parts, cal:ed seconds, &c. and a circle being described iron) the vertex of an angle, as a centre, an angle...
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Elements of Geography, Ancient and Modern: With an Atlas

Joseph Emerson Worcester - Atlases - 1822 - 354 pages
...four, the two tropics, and (he two polar circles. The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each...equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 00 equal parts, called seconds. They are marked thus, 23 28' 16" ; i- e. 33 degrees, 28 minute!",...
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A Treatise on Practical Mensuration in Eight Parts ...

Anthony Nesbit - Surveying - 1824 - 476 pages
...of a circle bounded by an arc and two radii. 47. The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each...and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds. 48. The arc of a quadrant contains 90 degrees, which is the measure of a right angle. 49. Ap ellipse...
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Astronomy, as it is Known at the Present Day: With an Account of the Nature ...

George G. Carey - Astronomy - 1825 - 274 pages
...the plane of the circle. 8. Degrees, fyc. — All circles, whether great or small, are supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees; each...and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds, &c.f 9. An Angle is the inclination of two lines which meet in a point, and is always some part of...
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Glasgow Mechanics' Magazine, and Annals of Philosophy, Volume 3

Industrial arts - 1825 - 592 pages
...circumference of all circles, whether small or great, is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, which are called degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parts called...and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds, in the same manner as a yard is divided into 3 equal parts called feet, a foot into 12 equal parts...
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