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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
by Euclides - 1858
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## Elementary Mathematics: Embracing Arithmetic Geometry, and Algebra

Lewis Sergeant - 1873 - 182 pages
...Polygons, or multilateral figures, are limited by more than four straight lines. 34. A circle is a figure contained by one line, called the circumference,...straight lines drawn from a certain point within the circle to the circumference are equal to each other. 35. This point is called the centre of the circle;...
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## The Acting Teacher's and Student's in Training Guide and Text Book for ...

Henry Major - Student teachers - 1873 - 592 pages
...the extremity of any. thing. XIV. A figure is that which is enclosed by one or more boundaries. , XV. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, called the circumference, such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are...
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## The Elements of Euclid, containing the first six books, with a selection of ...

Euclides - 1874 - 342 pages
...inclosed by one or more boundaries. 16. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such, that all straight...figure to the circumference, are equal to one another. 16. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 17. A diameter of a circle is a straight line...
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## Elements of Euclid [selections from book 1-6] adapted to modern methods in ...

Euclides - 1874 - 234 pages
...rhombus is a parallelogram whose two adjacent sides are equal, but its angles not right angles. 30. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line called...all straight lines drawn from a certain point within it to the circumference are equal to one another. This point is called the centre of the circle. 31....
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## A School Euclid. Being Books I.&II. of Euclid's Elements. With Notes ...

Euclides - 1874 - 120 pages
...enclosed by one or more boundaries. 15. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such, that all straight...figure to the circumference are equal to one another. 16. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 17. A diameter of a circle is a straight line...
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## Euclidian Geometry

Francis Cuthbertson - Euclid's Elements - 1874 - 400 pages
...will be the same as before. DEFINITIONS. An equilateral triangle is one which has all its sides equal. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line called...that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within'the figure to the circumference are equal. That point is called the centre of the circle, and...
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## The Intuitions of the Mind Inductively Investigated

James McCosh - Intuition - 1874 - 484 pages
...any length in a straight line ;" " There may be such a figure as a circle, that is, a plane figure such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure are equal to one another ;" and that " A circle may be described from any centre at any distance from...
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## Mensuration for elementary and middle class schools

Henry Lewis (M.A.) - Measurement - 1875 - 104 pages
...-7028 9-3656 12 Duodecagou. 1-866 11-1962 A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from its centre to the circumference are equal to one another. The straight line drawn from the centre of...
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## A Military Dictionary: Comprising Terms, Scientific and Otherwise, Connected ...

George Elliot Voyle, G. de Saint-Clair-Stevenson - English language - 1876 - 676 pages
...Indian weight, the sixteenth part of a seer. Circle — A plane figure, contained by one line which is called the circumference, and is such that all straight...figure to the circumference are equal to one another. This point is called the centre of the circle. Circumference, vide Circle. Ciroumferenta — A small...
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## Euclid's Elements of Geometry: Chiefly from the Text of Dr. Simson, with ...

Robert Potts - Geometry, Plane - 1876 - 446 pages
...enclosed TiV one or more boundaries. XV. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such that all straight...figure to the circumference, are equal to one another. XVL And this point i* called the center of the circle. xvn. A diameter of a circle is a straight line...
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