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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 Popular Course of Pure and Mixed Mathematics ...: With Tables of ...

Peter Nicholson - Mathematics - 1825 - 372 pages
...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. 1 8. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part of a circumference cut off by...

## Elements of Arithmetic, Algebra, and Geometry

George Lees - 1826 - 266 pages
...boundary traced by the remote end of that line its circumference. ELEMENTS Book I. XIV.— The diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. Cor. All radii of the same circle are equal to each other, and to a semi-diameter. XV. — A semicircle...

## Elements of Geometry, Containing the First Six Books of Euclid

Euclid - 1826 - 236 pages
...16. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 17. A diameter of a circle is a certain right line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference of the circle, and divides the circle into two equal parts. 18. A semicircle is the figure contained...

## Euclid's Elements of geometry, transl. To which are added, algebraic ...

Euclides - 1826 - 226 pages
...16. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 17. A diameter of a circle is a certain right line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference of the circle, and divides the circle into two equal parts. 18. A semicircle is the figure contained...

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

Robert Simson - Trigonometry - 1827 - 513 pages
...straight line drawn through SeeN. the centre, 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. " A segment of a circle is the figure contained by a " straight line, and the circumference it...

## Elements of Geometry: Being Chiefly a Selection from Playfair's Geometry

John Playfair - Geometry - 1829 - 186 pages
...straight lines drawn from the centre to the circumference are equal to one another. 21. A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference; and a radius is a straight line drawn from the centre to the circumference. 22. A semicircle is the...

## An Introduction to Geography and the Use of the Globes, for the Use of Schools

James Charlton - Geography - 1829 - 250 pages
...RADIUS of a circle is a line drawn from the j - , ^. • centre to the circumference. 21. The DIAMETER of a circle is a straight line drawn ; through the centre, and terminating at the circumfet rence on both sides!! " 22. A SPHERE, or globe, is a perfectly round body,...

## A New and Easy Introduction to the Mathematics: Containing. A system of ...

Ira Wanzer - Arithmetic - 1831 - 396 pages
...of which is equally distant from a certain point within the circle, called the centre. The diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. 21. An ellipse, or ellipsis, is an oval , figure, resembling a circle, only the length exceeds the...