Books Books A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another. Gradations in Euclid : books i. and ii., with an explanatory preface [&c ... - Page 180
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...circle is a plane / N. figure contained by one / \ line, which is called the circumference, and is each that all straight lines drawn from a certain point...figure to the circumference are equal to one another. This point is called the centre of the circle ; and the distance from the centre to the circumference... ## The First Six Books of the Elements of Euclid: With Notes

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