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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 Teacher's Assistant in the "Course of Mathematics Adapted to the Method ...

Mathematics - 1836 - 488 pages
...circumference, are equal to one another. 12. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 13. A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through...centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. 14. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part of the circumference cut off by...

## A Treatise on Surveying: Containing Theory and Practice: to which is ...

John Gummere - 1836 - 412 pages
...radius of a circle is a straight line drawn from the cemxe to the circumference, as CB, Fig. 17. 36. The diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, &qd terminated both ways by the circumference, as AE, Fig. 17. It divides the circle into two equal...

## Elements of Plane Geometry According to Euclid

Andrew Bell - Euclid's Elements - 1837 - 290 pages
...the circumference, are equal to one another. 15. This point is called the centre of the circle. 16. A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through...centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. 17. A line drawn from the centre to the circumference of a circle is called a radius. 18. A semicircle...

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

John Playfair - Euclid's Elements - 1837 - 332 pages
...to one another. 12. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 13. A diameter of a circlets a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. 14. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part of the circumference cut off by...

## Euclid's Elements [book 1-6] with corrections, by J.R. Young

Euclides - 1838 - 264 pages
...term circle, there will be no necessity to alter the phraseology of the work in this respect. XIV. A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through...centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. XV. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter, and the part of the circumference cut off by...

## The Elements of Euclid: The Errors, by which Theon, Or Others, Have Long Ago ...

Robert Simson - Geometry - 1838 - 434 pages
...circumference, are equal to one another : XVI. And this point is called the centre of the circle. xvn. . 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 complete treatise on practical land-surveying

Thomas Holliday - Surveying - 1838 - 404 pages
...is the line which describes the circumference, turning upon B as a centre; fig. 16, plate I. 3. The diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminating in both sides of the circumference, as fig. 16, A—C. 4. The diameter is the greatest...

## A Course of Mathematics: Containing the Principles of Plane ..., Volumes 1-3

Jeremiah Day - Geometry - 1838 - 416 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...