Books Books 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 ## Elementary Manual on Steam and the Steam Engine

Andrew Jamieson - Steam - 1897 - 362 pages
...CIRCLE is a plane figure bounded by one line, which is called the circumference ; and is such, t/tat all straight lines drawn from, a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another. This point is called tlie centre of the circle. A DIAMETER... ## Mathematics: Mechanic's bids and estimates. Mensuration for beginners. Easy ...

Seymour Eaton - 1899 - 362 pages
...be equilateral. 5. A circle is a plane (flat) figure contained by one line called the circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal. This point is called the center of the circle. 6. The radius of a circle is... ## A Text-book of Euclid's Elements for the Use of Schools. Books I and II, Book 1

Henry Sinclair Hall, Frederick Haller Stevens - Euclid's Elements - 1900 - 330 pages
...Book I. I. Def. 15. 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 figure to the circumference are equal to one another : this point is called the centre of the circle. NOTE. Circles... ## XX Century Cyclopaedia and Atlas: Biography, History, Art, Science ..., Volume 2

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Annandale - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1901 - 532 pages
...before expanding. Circle is a plane figure contained by one Hue, which is tailed the rircumferenrt, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point (the centre) within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another. The properties of the... ## First Stage Practical Plane and Solid Geometry

G. F. Burn - Geometry - 1903 - 272 pages
...means adjoining. 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. And this point is called the centre of the circle. In Practical... ## The Elements of Plane Geometry

Association for the Improvement of Geometrical Teaching - 1903 - 342 pages
...41. A circlets a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is suck 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. DEF. 42. A... ## A Text-book of Euclid's Elements for the Use of Schools, Book 1

Euclid - Euclid's Elements - 1904 - 488 pages
...circle (i. Def. 15), may also be noted : 22J. A sphere is a solid figure contained by one surface, which is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within it to the surface are equal : this point is called the centre of the sphere. A radius of a sphere is... ## The advanced class-book of modern geography, by W. Hughes and J.F. Williams ...

William Hughes - 1908 - 942 pages
...Circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such thai all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another. This point is Ihe centre of the circle. A Diameter of ft circle... ## The advanced class-book of modern geography, by W. Hughes and J.F. Williams ...

William Hughes - 1910
...boundaries. Hence 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. This point is the centre of the circle. A Diameter of a circle... 