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A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Cyclopedia of Carpentry and Contracting ...: Architectural drawing ... - Page 64
1910

The Readable Dictionary: Or, Topical and Synonymic Lexicon: Containing ...

John Williams (of Lancaster, O.) - English language - 1860 - 360 pages
...Of Curvilinear Figures. A CIRCLE is a plain figure bounded by a curve line called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center. An ELLIPSE has the form of a flattened circle, and may be formed / by passing • a plane obliquely...

A Natural Philosophy: Embracing the Most Recent Discoveries in the Various ...

George Payn Quackenbos - Physics - 1860 - 468 pages
...one that changes its direction at every point; as, G H. 4. A Circle is a figure bounded by a curve, every point. of which is equally distant from a point within, called the Centre. Fig. 16 represents a circle, and E its centre. 5. The Circumference of a circle U the curve...

Cornell's High School Geography: Forming Part Third of a Systematic Series ...

Sophia S. Cornell - Geography - 1861 - 405 pages
...the magnitude of the radius. Definition of a Sphere.—A Sphere is a tody hounded hy one continuous surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called its centre. Any line drawn from the centre to the surface is called a radius. A line passing through...

Elements of Physical and Political Geography: Designed as a Text Book for ...

Cornelius Sowle Cartée - Physical geography - 1861 - 356 pages
...horizontal line. 105. A triangle is a figure having three angles and three sides. 106. A sphere is a figure bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from the centre of the sphere. A hemisphere is half a sphere. The axis of a sphere is the line on which...

A Natural Philosophy, Embracing the Most Recent Discoveries in the Various ...

George Payn Quackenbos - Physics - 1862 - 468 pages
...one that changes its direction at every point; as, GH. 4. A Circle is a figure bounded by a curve, every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the Centre. Fig. 16 represents a circle, and E its centre. 5. The Circumference of a circle is the...

The Normal Written Arithmetic: By Analysis and Synthesis, Designed for ...

Edward Brooks - Arithmetic - 1863 - 346 pages
...feet and of tha other 3 feet? J. • -, Ant. 5277.888cu. ft. THE SPHERE. X 503. A Sphere is a volume bounded by a curved surface, every point of which, is equally distant from a point within called the centre. 504. The diameter of a sphere is a line passing through its centre and ending in the surface....

J. H. Colton's American School Geography: Comprising Separate Treatises on ...

Joseph Hutchins Colton, Charles Carroll Morgan - Geography - 1863 - 608 pages
...everywhere | equally distant from each other. 4. A CIRCLE is a plane figure, bounded by a line, every part of which is equally distant from a point •within, called the center. 5. The CIRCUMFERENCE3 OF A FLAXE FIGURE is the line which bounds it. 6. A DIAMETEJ!5 OF A PLANE FIGURE...

Treatise on Plane and Solid Geometry: For Colleges, Schools and Private ...

Eli Todd Tappan - Geometry, Modern - 1864 - 292 pages
...following definitions : A CIRCLE is a portion of a plane bounded by a line called a CIRCUMFERENCE, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the CENTER. 146. Theorem. — A circumference is curved throughout. For a straight line can not have more than...