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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
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An Introduction to Geography and the Use of the Globes, for the Use of Schools

James Charlton - Geography - 1829 - 250 pages
...20. The RADIUS of a circle is a line drawn from the j - , ^. • centre to the circumference. 21. The DIAMETER of a circle is a straight line drawn ; through the centre, and terminating at the circumfet rence on both sides!! " 22. A SPHERE, or globe, is a perfectly round body,...
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A New and Easy Introduction to the Mathematics: Containing. A system of ...

Ira Wanzer - Arithmetic - 1831 - 408 pages
...every part of which is equally distant from a certain point within the circle, called the centre. The diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through...centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. 21. An ellipse, or ellipsis, is an oval , figure, resembling a circle, only the length exceeds the...
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The Principles of Plane Trigonometry, Mensuration, Navigation and Surveying

Jeremiah Day - Measurement - 1831 - 520 pages
...any portion of the 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 the center, and terminated both ways by the' circumference. A Radius is a straight line extending from...
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A Treatise of Plane Trigonometry: To which is Prefixed a Summary View of the ...

Jeremiah Day - Logarithms - 1831 - 418 pages
...any portion of the 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 the center, and terminated both ways by the circumference. A Radius is a straight line extending from the...
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Elements of Geometry: Containing the First Six Books of Euclid : with a ...

John Playfair - Euclid's Elements - 1832 - 358 pages
...to one another. XII. And this point is called the centre of the circle. XIII. Adiameter of acircle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. \ XIV. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part the circumference cut off by...
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A Complete System of Mensuration of Superficies and Solids, of All Regular ...

Tobias Ostrander - Measurement - 1833 - 172 pages
...of that circumference. A semicircle is half, and a quadrant is a quarter of a circle. The diameter is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. PROBLEM I. To find the circumference of a circle, the diameter being given. Rule—Multiply the diameter...
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Geometry Without Axioms; Or the First Book of Euclid's Elements. With ...

Thomas Perronet Thompson - Euclid's Elements - 1833 - 168 pages
...Any straight line drawn from the centre of a sphere to the surface, is called a radius of the sphere. A straight line drawn through the centre and terminated both ways by the surface, is called a diameter of the sphere. COB. A straight line may be described or made to pass...
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The First Six Books of the Elements of Euclid: With Notes

Euclid - Euclid's Elements - 1833 - 216 pages
...6. And this point is called the centre of the circle. See N. 17. A diameter of a circle is a right line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. 18. A radius of a circle is a right line drawn from the centre to the circumference. 19. A semicircle...
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A Complete System of Mensuration of Superficies and Solids, of All Regular ...

Tobias Ostrander - Measurement - 1834 - 182 pages
...of that circumference. A semicircle is half, and a quadrant is a quarter of a circle. The diameter is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. PROBLEM I. To find the circumference of a circle, the diameter being given. Rule — Multiply the diameter...
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The Elements of Euclid: Viz. the First Six Books, Together with the Eleventh ...

Euclid - 1835 - 540 pages
...circumference are equal to one another. XVI. And this point is calledihe 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...
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