| Charles Leonard-Stuart, George Jotham Hagar - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1912 - 678 pages
...year, he forgot his glory in his devotion to pleasure. Circle, a plane figure contained by one Hue, **which is called the circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn** from a certain point (the center) within the figure to the circumference are equal lo one another.... | |
| Charles Morris - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1923 - 502 pages
...that are rolled up like a watchspring before expanding. Circle ts'.r'kl)> * plane figure con"" tained **by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn** from a certain point (the center) within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another.... | |
| Carl Sandburg - 1926 - 528 pages
...point is that which has no parts and which has no magnitude; (2) a line is length without breadth; (15) **a circle is a plane figure contained by one line,...circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn** from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another; (16) and this... | |
| D. Ponton - Mathematics - 1927 - 168 pages
...contains two right angles. A Plane Figure is any portion of a plane surface bounded by one or more lines. **A Circle is a plane figure contained by one line,...Circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn** from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another. This point is... | |
| Carl Sandburg - 1926 - 528 pages
...point is that which has no parts and which has no magnitude; (2) a line is length without breadth; (15) **a circle is a plane figure contained by one line,...circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn** from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another; (16) and this... | |
| English literature - 1838 - 596 pages
...property for an axiom ? Will Mr Whewell reason as follows? — ' A circle ' is defined by Euclid to be " **a plane figure contained by one ' line, which is called...circumference, and is such that all straight ' lines drawn** from a certain point within the figure to the circumfe' rence, are equal to one another." How does... | |
| R. H. Warn, John G. Horner - Technology & Engineering - 2002 - 292 pages
...extremity of anything. 11. A figure is that Fig. 3. which is enclosed by one or more boundaries. 12. **A. circle is a plane figure contained by one line,...circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn** from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal (Fig. 4). 13. And this point... | |
| Great Britain. Committee on Education - School buildings - 1850 - 904 pages
...each of the following definitions, of a circle and parallel straight lines, point out two errors. (1.) **A circle is a plane figure contained by one line,...is called the circumference, and is such that all** lines drawn from a certain point within the figure are equal to one anotlirr. (2.) Parallel lines are... | |
| Sir Norman Lockyer - Electronic journals - 1880 - 660 pages
...VII. — A plane figure is a portion of a plane surface inclosed by a line or lines. "Def. VIII. — **A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference,** &c. "Def. XXII. — A plane rectilineal figure is a portion of a plane surface inclosed by straight... | |
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