| Benjamin Greenleaf - 1868 - 338 pages
...III. THE CIRCLE, AND THE MEASURE 0F ANGLES. DEFINITIONS. 152. A CIRCLE is a plane figure bounded by **a curved line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre;** as the figure ADB E. 153. The CIRCUMFERENCE or PERIPHERY of a circle is its entire bounding line ;... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - 1869 - 516 pages
...III. THE CIRCLE, AND THE MEASURE 0F ANGLES. DEFINITI0NS. 152. A CIBCLE is a plane figare bounded by **a curved line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre;** as the figure ADB E. 153. The CIRCUMFERENCE or PERIPHERY of a circle is its entire bounding line ;... | |
| Henry Bartlett Maglathlin - Arithmetic - 1869 - 332 pages
...center to a side 12.64 feet ? Ans. 553.63+ sq. ft. CIRCLES. 418. A Circle is a plane figure bounded by **a curved line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within, called** the center. The CIRCUMFERENCE is the bounding line ; as the line AEB D. The DIAMETER is any straight... | |
| George Payn Quackenbos - Physics - 1869 - 450 pages
...rectangle whose sides are equal; as, IJKL, Fig. 23. 22. A Sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, **all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre;** as, ABCD, Fig. 24. " 23. The Axis of a sphere is a straight line passing through its centre and terminating... | |
| Aaron Schuyler - Logic - 1859 - 168 pages
...real definition is a definition of a thing. Thus, a sphere is a volume bounded by a curved surface **all the points of which are equally distant from a point within.** 3d. A genetic definition is a definition exhibiting the mode of producing the thing. Thus, a sphere... | |
| Aaron Schuyler - Logic - 1869 - 182 pages
...real definition is a definition of a thing. Thus, a sphere is a volume bounded by a curved surface **all the points of which are equally distant from a point within.** 3d. A genetic definition is a definition exhibiting the mode of producing the thing. Thus, a sphere... | |
| 1871
...the arc of a circle answers to our author's definition of a circumference. For an arc ' is a curve **line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the centre.'** This definition is, however, not new. If Professor Smith will consult Montucla's History of Mathematics,... | |
| William Chauvenet - Geometry - 1871 - 380 pages
...the figure. BOOK II. THE CIRCLE. 1. DEFINITIONS. A circle is a portion of a plane bounded by a curve, **all the points of which are equally distant from a point within** it called the centre. The curve which bounds the circle is called its circumference: Any straight line... | |
| William Chauvenet - Geometry - 1872 - 368 pages
...the figure. BOOK II. THE CIRCLE. 1. DEFINITIONS. A circle is a portion of a plane bounded by a curve, **all the points of which are equally distant from a point within** it called the centre. The curve which bounds the circle is called its circumference. Any straight line... | |
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