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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 system of practical mathematics; being no.xvi. of a new series of school-books

Scottish school-book assoc - 1845 - 434 pages
...the circumference are equal to one another; 15. And this point is called the centre. 16. The diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. ' 17- A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part of the circumference cut off...

Euclid's Elements of geometry [book 1-6, 11,12] with explanatory notes ...

Euclides - 1845 - 544 pages
...are equal to one another. XVI. And 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...

Euclid in Paragraphs: The Elements of Euclid: Containing the First Six Books ...

Euclid - Geometry - 1845 - 218 pages
...are equal to one another. XVI. And 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...

The operative mechanic's workshop companion, and the scientific gentleman's ...

William Templeton (engineer.) - 1845 - 210 pages
...radius of a circle is a straight line drawn from the centre to the circumference, as OB. 4. The diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways at the circumference, as C 0 A. 5. A chord is a straight line joining any two points of the circumference,...

Higher Geometry and Trigonometry: Being the Third Part of a Series on ...

Nathan Scholfield - Geometry - 1845 - 506 pages
...called the centre. 4. The distance from the centre to either focus is called the eccentricity. 5. Any straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the curve, is called a diameter. 6. The points in which any diameter meets the curve are called the vertices...

Elements of plane (solid) geometry (Higher geometry) and trigonometry (and ...

Nathan Scholfield - 1845 - 896 pages
...called the-cen<re. 4. The distance from the centre to either focus is called the eccentricity. 5. Any straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the curve, is called a diameter. 6. The points in which any diameter meets the curve are called the vertices...

A Series on Elementary and Higher Geometry, Trigonometry, and Mensuration ...

...called the centre. 4. The distance from the centre to either focus is called the eccentricity. 5. Any straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the curve, is called a diameter. 6. The points in which any, diameter meets the curve are called the vertices...

Elements of Geometry: Containing the First Six Books of Euclid, with a ...

Euclid, John Playfair - Euclid's Elements - 1846 - 332 pages
...circumference, are equal to one another. 12. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 13. A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. 14. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part of the circumference cut off by...