| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| John Mason Good - 1813 - 722 pages
...circle. 17. A diameter of a ciicle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both vays **by the circumference. 18. A semicircle is the figure...contained by a diameter and the part of the circumference** cnt off by the diameter. 19. "A segment of n circle is the figure contained by a straight line, and... | |
| John Gummere - Surveying - 1814 - 390 pages
...circle is a straight line drawn from the centre to the circumference, as CB, Fig. 1735. The diameter **of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both** wajs by the circumference, as AB, Fig. 17. It divides the circle into two equal parts, called semicircles.... | |
| |