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A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference.
An Essay on the Teeth of Wheels: Comprehending Principles, and Their ... - Page 112
by Robertson Buchanan - 1808 - 164 pages
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## The new practical gager

Matthew Iley - 1820 - 512 pages
...circumference, is equidistant from every part of the curve ; as C. 13. The diameter of a circle is a line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference ; as AB. 14. The radius of a circle is half the diameter ; as BC. 15. Any part of the circumference...
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## The First Six Books with Notes

Euclid - 1822 - 222 pages
...circumference, are equal to one another. 16., And this point is called the centre of the circle. 17.. A diameter of a circle is a right line- drawn through...centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. 18. A radius of a circle is a right line drawn front the centre to the circumference. 19. A semicircle...
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## A Treatise on Practical Gauging

Anthony Nesbit, W. Little - Measurement - 1822 - 916 pages
...circumference, which is every where equidistant from a certain point within it, called the centre. 39. The diameter of a circle is a right line drawn through the centre, and terminating in the circumference cm each side, as A B. 40. The radius of a circle is half the diameter,...
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## Practical Essays on Mill Work and Other Machinery, Volume 1

Robertson Buchanan - Machinery - 1823 - 440 pages
...radii is used, when more than one such line is spoken of. 58. The diameter of a circle, is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. 59- The arc of a circle is any part of its circumference. 60. A chord of an arc, is a straight line...
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## A Treatise on Practical Mensuration in Eight Parts ...

Anthony Nesbit - Surveying - 1824 - 476 pages
...circumference, which is every where equi-distant from a certain po.int within it, called the centre. H 39. The diameter of a circle is a right line drawn through the centre, and terminating in the circumference on each side, as AB. 40. The radius of a circle is half the diameter,...
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## The Second [-fifth and Sixth] Part of A Course of Mathematics: Adapted to ...

Jeremiah Day - Geometry - 1824 - 440 pages
...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 centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference/ A Ifatlius is a straight line extending from the centre to the circumference. A Chord is a straight...
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## A Popular Course of Pure and Mixed Mathematics ...: With Tables of ...

Peter Nicholson - Mathematics - 1825 - 1046 pages
...\ / 16. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 17- A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. 1 8. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part of a circumference cut off by...
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## The New American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation ...

Nathaniel Bowditch - Nautical astronomy - 1826 - 764 pages
...it is that line which is taken between the. points of the compasses to . I describe the circle. * A DIAMETER of a circle is a right line drawn through the centre and terminated at both ends Ity the circumference, as ACB, and is the double of the radius AC. A diameter divides...
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## The New American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation ...

Nathaniel Bowditch - Nautical astronomy - 1826 - 732 pages
...or it is that line which is taken between the points of the compasses to . describe the circle. x A DIAMETER of a circle is a right line drawn through the centre and terminated at both ends by the circumference, as ACB, and is the double of the radius AC. A diameter divides the...
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## Euclid's Elements of geometry, transl. To which are added, algebraic ...

Euclides - 1826 - 226 pages
...another. 16. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 17. A diameter of a circle is a certain right line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference of the circle, and divides the circle into two equal parts. 18. A semicircle is the figure contained...
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