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A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference.
Elements of geometry, based on Euclid, books i-iii - Page 7
by Edward Atkins - 1876 - 119 pages

## Elements of Geometry;: Containing the First Six Books of Euclid, with a ...

John Playfair - Euclid's Elements - 1804 - 470 pages
...XII. And this point is palled the centre of the circle. XIII. A diameter of a circle is a ftraight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. XIV, A femicircle is the figure cpntained by a diameter and the part of the circumference cut off by...

## A Practical Treatise of Perspective, on the Principles of Dr. Brook Taylor

Edward Edwards - Perspective - 1806 - 414 pages
...from the center of the circle to the circumference, and is equal to half the diameter. A femicircle is the figure contained by a diameter, and the part of the circumference cut off by the diameter. A fegment of a circle is the figure contained by a ftraight line, and any portion of the circumference...

## Elements of Geometry: Containing the First Six Books of Euclid, with a ...

John Playfair - Euclid's Elements - 1806 - 320 pages
...circumference are equal to one another. XII. And this point is called the centre of the circle. XHL A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. XIV. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part of the circumference cut off by...

## The Elements of Euclid: The Errors, by which Theon, Or Others, Have Long Ago ...

Robert Simson - Trigonometry - 1806 - 518 pages
...equal to one another:. XVI. And this point is called the centre of the circle. XVH. A diameter of • circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. , XVIII. A semicircle is the, figure contained by a .diameter and the part of the circumference cut...

## Geographical Delineations: Or, A Compendious View of the Natural and ...

John Aikin - Geography - 1807 - 416 pages
...which is every where equally distant from a point within the figure called the centre. 2. A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre and terminated both ways by the circumference. 3. An arc of a circle is any part of the circumference. 4. The circumference of every circle is supposed...

## An Essay on the Teeth of Wheels: Comprehending Principles, and Their ...

Robertson Buchanan - Gearing - 1808 - 216 pages
...radii, is used, when more than one such line is spoken of. 0 5. The diameter of a circle, is a right line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. 6. The arc of a circle is any part of its circumference. 113 7. A chord of an arc, is a right line...

## Elements of Geometry, Geometrical Analysis, and Plane Trigonometry: With an ...

Sir John Leslie - Geometry, Plane - 1809 - 522 pages
...radius, and the boundary traced by the remote end of that line its circumference. 35. The diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. It is obvious that all radii of the same circle are equal to each other and to a semidiameter. A PROPOSITION...

## The Elements of Euclid: Viz. the First Six Books, Together with the Eleventh ...

Euclid - Geometry - 1810 - 518 pages
...are equal to one another: XVI. A.nd this point is called the centre of the circle. XVII. A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. XVIII. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part of the circumference cut off...