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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 operative mechanic's workshop companion, and the scientific gentleman's ...

William Templeton (engineer.) - 1845 - 210 pages
...The radius of a circle is a straight line drawn from the centre to the circumference, as OB. 4. The diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways at the circumference, as C 0 A. 5. A chord is a straight line joining any two points of the circumference,...

Higher Geometry and Trigonometry: Being the Third Part of a Series on ...

Nathan Scholfield - Geometry - 1845 - 506 pages
...called the centre. 4. The distance from the centre to either focus is called the eccentricity. 5. Any straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the curve, is called a diameter. 6. The points in which any diameter meets the curve are called the vertices...

Elements of plane (solid) geometry (Higher geometry) and trigonometry (and ...

Nathan Scholfield - 1845 - 894 pages
...called the-cen<re. 4. The distance from the centre to either focus is called the eccentricity. 5. Any straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the curve, is called a diameter. 6. The points in which any diameter meets the curve are called the vertices...

A Series on Elementary and Higher Geometry, Trigonometry, and Mensuration ...

Nathan Scholfield - Conic sections - 1845 - 542 pages
...called the centre. 4. The distance from the centre to either focus is called the eccentricity. 5. Any straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the curve, is called a diameter. 6. The points in which any, diameter meets the curve are called the vertices...

The Elements of Euclid, the parts read in the University of Cambridge [book ...

Euclides - 1846 - 292 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. xvin. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part of the circumference it cut off....

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

Euclid, John Playfair - Euclid's Elements - 1846 - 334 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...

The Elements of Geometry, Symbolically Arranged

Great Britain. Admiralty - Geometry - 1846 - 128 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 centre, and terminated both wa\s XVIII. A semicircle is the figure contained by a, dia-meter and the part of the circumference...

The Elements of Geometry, Symbolically Arranged

Great Britain. Admiralty - Geometry - 1846 - 128 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 centre, and terminated both way s XVIII. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part of the circumference cut...