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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

## Euclid's Elements of geometry, the first three books (the fourth, fifth, and ...

Euclides - 1846 - 272 pages
...the figure, all right lines drawn are equal. 16. That point is called the centre of the circle. 17. A diameter of a circle is a right line drawn through the centre, and both of its extremities terminate in the circumference. 18. A radius is a right line drawn from the...

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

Euclides - 1846 - 292 pages
...: xvi. And this point is called the centre of the circle. xvn. A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the 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
...another. 12. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 13. A diameter of a circle is 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...

## The principles and practice of arithmetic and mensuration: with the use of ...

James Wharton - 1847 - 224 pages
...circumference, which is everywhere equi- д distant from a certain point within it, called the centre. 36. The diameter of a circle is a right line drawn through the centre, and terminating in the circumference on each side, as AB. 37. The radius of a circle is half the diameter...

## A Complete Treatise on Practical Land-surveying: In All Its Departments ...

Anthony Nesbit - Plane trigonometry - 1847 - 492 pages
...degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds. 40. The diameter of a circle is a right line drawn through the centre, and terminating in the circumference on each side ; as A B. When 41. The radius of a circle is half the...

## The United States Arithmetic: Designed for Academies and Schools

William Vogdes - Arithmetic - 1847 - 324 pages
...quarter of a circle. 33. The radius of a circle is a line drawn from the centre to the circumference. 34. The diameter of a circle, is a right line drawn through the centre, terminated both ways by the circumference. • 35. A solid is that which has length, breadth, and thickness,...

## The first book of Euclid's Elements, simplified, explained and illustrated ...

Euclides - 1847 - 128 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. 18. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter, and the part of the circumference cut off by...

## The definitions, postulates, axioms, and enunciations of the propositions of ...

Euclides - 1848 - 52 pages
...XVI. And this point is called ttas centre of the circle. XVII. A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the 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...