| 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... | |
| Euclid - Geometry - 1933 - 328 pages
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| 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... | |
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