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" A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such, that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another. "
A Treatise on Spherics: Comprising the Elements of Spherical Geometry, and ... - Page iii
by Daniel Cresswell - 1816 - 294 pages
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The definitions, postulates, axioms, and enunciations of the propositions of ...

Euclides - 1848 - 52 pages
...boundaries. XV. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another. XVI. And this point is called ttas centre of the circle. XVII....
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The first three books of Euclid's Elements of geometry, with theorems and ...

Euclid, Thomas Tate - 1849 - 120 pages
...boundaries. xv. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another. A VI. And this point is called the centre of the circle. XVII....
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Rudimentary dictionary of terms used in architecture [&c.].

John Weale - 1850 - 592 pages
...thickness of solids Circle, a plain figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another, and this point is called the centre of the circle Circular...
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Elements of Geometry: With, Practical Applications

George Roberts Perkins - Geometry - 1850 - 332 pages
...of sides. XXIII. A circle is a plane figure bounded by one line, which is called the circumference; and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the circle to the circumference, are equal to one another. This point is called the centre of the circle....
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The first six books of the Elements of Euclid, with numerous exercises

Euclides - 1853 - 176 pages
...boundaries. XV. A circle is a plain figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another. XVI. And this point is called the centre of the circle. XVII....
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The geometry, by T. S. Davies. Conic sections, by Stephen Fenwick

Royal Military Academy, Woolwich - Mathematics - 1853
...boundaries. 15. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another. 16. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 17....
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The synoptical Euclid; being the first four books of Euclid's Elements of ...

Euclides - 1853 - 146 pages
...boundaries. xv. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another. XVI. And this point is called the centre of the circle. XVII....
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The Elements of Euclid. Books I.-VI.; XI. 1-21 XII. 1-2. A New Text ..., Book 1

Euclides - Geometry - 1853 - 334 pages
...plane figure is to be understood. XV. A circle is defined to be a plane figure, contained by one line, such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure, to meet this one line, are equal to one another. XVI. This one line is called the circumference of the...
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Orr's Circle of the Sciences: The mathematical sciences

William Somerville Orr - Science - 1854 - 532 pages
...circle is a plane figure enclosed by one line, which is called the circumference of the circle : it is such, that all straight lines, drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another. This point is called the centre of the circle. And any line...
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The Elements of geometry; or, The first six books, with the eleventh and ...

Euclides - 1855 - 270 pages
...A circle is a plane figure contained [or, bounded] by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such, that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another. The circumference of a circle is its boundary. The space contained...
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