Books Books 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 ## Spherical Trigonometry: For the Use of Colleges and Schools

Isaac Todhunter - Spherical trigonometry - 1863 - 182 pages
...the sphere. The straight line which joins any point of the surface with the centre is called a radiw. A straight line drawn through the centre and terminated both ways by the surface is called a diameter. 2. The section of the surface of a sphere made by any plane is a circle.... ## The school edition. Euclid's Elements of geometry, the first six books, by R ...

Euclides - 1864 - 448 pages
...is a straight line drawn through the center, and terminated both ways by the circumference. XVIII. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter...part of the circumference cut off by the diameter. XIX. The center of a semicircle is the same with that of the circle. XX. Rectilineal figures are those... ## Euclid's Elements of Geometry: Chiefly from the Text of Dr. Simson ...

Robert Potts - 1865 - 528 pages
...circle is a straight line drawn through the center, and terminated both ways by the circumference. xvm. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter...part of the circumference cut off by the diameter. XIX. The center of a semicircle is the same with that of the circle. XX. Rectilineal figures are those... ## Elements of plane geometry, book i, containing nearly the same propositions ...

Euclides - 1865 - 80 pages
...the radii of the same circle are equal, for each of them is equal to the radiant. 35. The DIAMETER of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. 36. An ARC of a circle is any part of the circumference. 37. Magnitudes which coincide the whole of... ## The College Euclid: Comprising the First Six and the Parts of the Eleventh ...

Euclides - 1865 - 402 pages
...are equal to one another. XVI. And this point is called the centre of the circl*. XVII. A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circum/ ference. NB — When several angles are at one point B, any one of them is expressed by three... ## Loftus's Inland Revenue Officers' Manual ...

William Harris Johnston - 1865 - 478 pages
...joining the two extremities of the arc. A semi-circle or half circle, is the figure contained by the diameter and the part of the circumference cut off by the diameter, as DAP, or D С P. A quadrant, as AED, is the figure contained by two radii which are perpendicular... ## An English primer; compiled under the superintendence of E.C. Lowe

Edward Clarke Lowe - 1866 - 172 pages
...circumference are equal to one another. 1C. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 17. A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre,...contained by a diameter and the part of the circumference it cuts off. 19. A segment of a circle is the figure contained by a straight line and the part of the... ## A Practical Workshop Companion for Tin, Sheet Iron, and Copper Plate Workers...

Leroy J. Blinn - Sheet-metal work - 1866 - 216 pages
...circle is a Straight line drawn from the centre to the circumference, as BD, fig. 7. 4. The diameter of a circle is a Straight line drawn through the centre and terminated both ways at the circumference, as ABC. 5. A chord is a Straight line joining any two points of the circumference,... ## The Elements of Euclid for the Use of Schools and Colleges: Comprising the ...

Isaac Todhunter - Euclid's Elements - 1867 - 426 pages
...circumference are equal to one another : 16. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 17. A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. [A radius of a circle is a straight line drawn from the centre to the circumference.] 18. A semicircle... 