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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

## A treatise on spherical trigonometry, by W.J. M'Clelland and T. Preston, Part 1

William John M'Clelland - 1885 - 182 pages
...Centre. Any straight line drawn from the centre of a sphere to the surface is called a Radius, and any straight line drawn through the centre and terminated both ways by the surface is called a Diameter. A sphere may be generated by the revolution of a semicircle round its...

## The first six books of the Elements of Euclid, and propositions i.-xxi. of ...

Euclides - 1885 - 340 pages
...line drawn from the centre to the circumference, such as CD. xxxiv. A diameter of a circle is a right line drawn through the centre and terminated both ways by the circumference, such as AB. From the definition of a circle it follows at once that the path of a movable point in...

## Chauvenet's Treatise on Elementary Geometry

William Chauvenet, William Elwood Byerly - Geometry - 1887 - 331 pages
...A radius of the sphere is any straight line drawn from the centre to the surface. A diameter is any straight line drawn through the centre and terminated both ways by the surface. Since all the radii are equal and every diameter is double the radius, all the diameters are...

## The American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation and ...

Nathaniel Bowditch - Nautical astronomy - 1888 - 704 pages
...sphere. The straight line which joins any point of the surface with the centre is called a radius. A straight line drawn through the centre and terminated both ways by the surface is called a diameter. The section of the surface of a sphere made by any plane is called a...

## Practical Surveying: A Text-book for Students Preparing for Examinations Or ...

George William Usill - Surveying - 1889 - 306 pages
...Circle. — And this point is called the centre of the circle. 9. Diameter of Circle. — The diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. Note. — The radius of a circle is a straight line drawn from the centre to the circumference. 10....

## An Advanced Arithmetic, Theoretical and Practical

James William Nicholson - Arithmetic - 1889 - 408 pages
...points of which are equally distant irom a point within called the centre. The diameter of a sphere is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the surface. The radius is a straight line drawn from the centre to the surface. 445. To find the surface...

## The Elements of Plane and Solid Geometry ...

Edward Albert Bowser - Geometry - 1890 - 418 pages
...called the centre. A radius is a straight line drawn from the centre to the circumference. A diameter is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. Thus, in the figure, ABCDE is the circumference; the space included within the circumference is the...

## Euclid's Elements of Geometry, Books 1-6

Henry Martyn Taylor - 1893 - 486 pages
...one centre. E A straight line drawn from the centre of the circle to the circle is called a radius. A straight line drawn through the centre and terminated both ways by the circle is called a diameter. It will be proved hereafter that three points on a circle completely fix...