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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.
Elements of geometry, containing books i. to vi.and portions of books xi ... - Page 5
by Euclides, James Hamblin Smith - 1872 - 349 pages

## Everybody's Cyclopedia: A Concise and Accurate Compilation of the ..., Volume 1

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....

## Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive ..., Volume 3

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....

## Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years,

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...

## Stories about Mathematics-land, Volume 2

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...

## Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years, Volume 1

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...

## The Edinburgh Review, Volume 67

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...

## The Sheet-Metal Worker's Instructor

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...