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 ## The Art of Railroading: Or, The Technique of Modern Transportation, Volume 6

Calvin Franklin Swingle, Frederick John Prior - Air-brakes - 1906 - 676 pages
...straight line drawn from the centre to the circumference as LM — Fig. 63. The diameter of acirde is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways at the circumference, as ALC. A chord is a straight line joining any two points of the circumference,... ## 20th Century Machine Shop Practice: Arithmetic, Practical Geometry ...

Leonard Elliott Brookes - Machine-shop practice - 1906 - 664 pages
...a straight line drawn from the centre to the circumference as LM— Fig. 63. The diameter of acirde is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways at the circumference, as ALC. A chord is a straight line joining any two points of the circumference,... ## A School Geometry, Parts 1-4

Henry Sinclair Hall - 1908 - 286 pages
...from the centre to the circumference. It follows that all radii of a circle are equal. 3. A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre and terminated both ways by the circumference. 4. A semi-circle is the figure bounded by a diameter of a circle and the part of the circumference... ## The advanced class-book of modern geography, by W. Hughes and J.F. Williams ...

William Hughes - 1910 - 934 pages
...figure to the circumference are equal to one another. This point is the centre of the circle. A Diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre and terminated bolt ways by the circumference. A diameter cuts a circle into two equal parts, each of which is a Semi-circle.... ## Field and Colliery Surveying: A Primer Designed for the Use of Students of ...

Thomas Aloysius O'Donahue - Mine surveying - 1911 - 288 pages
...circle is a straight line drawn from the centre to the circumference, as OC (Fig. 32). The diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference, as AB (Fig. 32). An arc of a circle is any part of the circumference, as EDF (Fig. 32). A chord of... ## Practical Geometry & Graphics: A Text-book for Students in Technical and ...

Edward L. Bates, Frederick Charlesworth - Geometry - 1912 - 648 pages
...device is employed to make such points conspicuous and more easily located by the reader. A diameter is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. FIG. 1. Thus, in Fig. 2, O is the centre of the circle; OA, OB, OC, are radii; AOB is a diameter. From... ## Foundations and Fundamental Concepts of Mathematics

Howard Whitley Eves - Mathematics - 1997 - 370 pages
...in both directions by the circumference of the circle. Such a straight line also bisects the circle. 18. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the circumference cut off by it. The center of the semicircle is the same as that of the circle. 19. Rectilinear... 