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A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference.
The Elements of Plane Geometry ... - Page 70
by Association for the improvement of geometrical teaching - 1884

## The Elements of Euclid: Viz. the First Six Books, Together with the Eleventh ...

Euclid - Geometry - 1810 - 554 pages
...circumference, are equal to one another: XVI. A.nd this point is called the centre of the circle. XVII. A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through...centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. XVIII. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part of the circumference cut off...

## A Treatise on Surveying, Containing the Theory and Practice: To which is ...

John Gummere - Surveying - 1814 - 398 pages
...radius of a circle is a straight line drawn from the centre to the circumference, as CB, Fig. 1735. The diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both wajs by the circumference, as AB, Fig. 17. It divides the circle into two equal parts, called semicircles....

## The Elements of Euclid; viz. the first six books, together with the eleventh ...

Euclides - 1814 - 560 pages
...circumference, are equal to one another. XVI. And this point is called the centre of the circle. XVII. A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the See N. centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. XVIII. A semicircle is the figure contained...

## A Practical Application of the Principles of Geometry to the Mensuration of ...

Jeremiah Day - Measurement - 1815 - 388 pages
...circumference. A semi-circle is half, and a quadrant one fourth, of a circle. ,*., , • •('•• II. A Diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through...centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. A Radius is a straight line extending from the centre to the circumference. A Chord is a straight line...

## Elements of Geometry and Plane Trigonometry: With an Appendix, and Copious ...

Sir John Leslie - Geometry - 1817 - 456 pages
...line its radius, and the boundary traced by the remote end of that line its circumference. 35. The diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through...and terminated both ways by the circumference. It is obvious that all radii of the same circle are equal to each other and to a semidiameter. It likewise...

## A Treatise on Surveying, Containing the Theory and Practice: To which is ...

John Gummere - Surveying - 1817 - 384 pages
...a circle is a įtraight line drawn from the centre to the circumference, as С В, Fig. 17. 35. The diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through...centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference, as AE, Fig. 17. It divides the circle into two equal parts, called semicircles. 36. A quadrant is one...

## The complete measurer: or, The whole art of measuring, containing the ...

Thomas Keith - 1817 - 306 pages
...are equal, they are called regular polygons; if unequal, they are called irregular polygons. 34. The Diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated by the circumference both ways ; thus AB is a diameter of th« circle. The diameter divides the surface,...

## Elements of Geometry: Containing the First Six Books of Euclid, with a ...

John Playfair - Circle-squaring - 1819 - 350 pages
...circumference, are equal to one another. XII. And this point is called the centre of the circle. XIII. A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through...centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. « XIV. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part of the circumference cut off...