| T S. Taylor - 1880 - 152 pages
...Definitions. — 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. And that point is called the centre of the circle. General Enunciation. From... | |
| Euclides, Frederick Burn Harvey - Geometry - 1880 - 178 pages
...or more boundaries. 15. A CIRCLE is a plane figure contained by one line called the CIRCUMFERENCE, **and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within** it, called the CENTRE, to the circumference are equal to each other. Each of such equal straight lines... | |
| James McCosh - Intuition - 1882 - 472 pages
...any length in a straight line ;" " There may be such a figure as a circle, that is, a plane figure **such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point •within the figure** are equal to one another ;" and that " A circle may be described from any centre at any distance from... | |
| Education - 1882 - 676 pages
...same direction. 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** (called the centre) within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another. A rhombus is a... | |
| Marianne Nops - 1882 - 278 pages
...the definition of a circle (def. 15). It is to the latter part that I wish to draw your attention, ' **and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point** (the centre) within the figure to the circumference are equal.' Here is a mode of measuring the lines... | |
| Euclides - 1883 - 176 pages
...is one not " enclosed." 11. A circle is a plane figure bounded 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 to one another. 12. This point is called the centre of the circle. A radius... | |
| Euclid, Isaac Todhunter - Euclid's Elements - 1883 - 426 pages
...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.... | |
| Mathematical association - 1883 - 86 pages
...in that surface. DEF. 7. A plane figure is a portion of a plane surface enclosed by a line or lines. **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. 9. A radius... | |
| Euclides - 1884 - 214 pages
...Definition 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. Axiom 3. If equals be taken from equals, the remainders are... | |
| Euclides - 1884 - 182 pages
...8. CIRCLES. 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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