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" 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. "
An Elementary Treatise on Plane and Solid Geometry - Page 24
by Benjamin Peirce - 1837 - 150 pages
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Elements of Geometry: With Practical Applications to Mensuration

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 ;...
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Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry: With Practical Applications

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 ;...
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New Practical Arithmetic in which the Science and Its Applications are ...

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...
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A Natural Philosophy: Embracing the Most Recent Discoveries in the Various ...

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...
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The Principles of Logic: For High Schools and Colleges

Aaron Schuyler - Logic - 1859 - 180 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...
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The Southern Review, Volume 9; Volume 12; Volume 15

1871 - 788 pages
...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,...
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A Treatise on Elementary Geometry: With Appendices Containing a Collection ...

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...
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The Bryant and Stratton Business Arithmetic: A New Work, with Practical ...

Henry Beadman Bryant, Emerson Elbridge White, C. G. Stowell - Business mathematics - 1872 - 564 pages
...of whose base is 10 ft. ? 70.1. Spheres. — 1. A »¡¡here is a solid bounded by a curved surface, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the center. 2. The diameter or axis of a sphere is a line passing through the center, and terminated...
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A Treatise on Elementary Geometry: With Appendices Containing a Collection ...

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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New Practical Arithmetic: In which the Science and Its Applications are ...

Henry Bartlett Maglathlin - Arithmetic - 1873 - 362 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...
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