| Great Britain. Admiralty - Geometry - 1846 - 130 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** wa\s XVIII. A semicircle is the figure contained by a, dia-meter and the part of the circumference... | |
| Euclides - 1847 - 128 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,...part of the circumference cut off by the diameter.** The subjoined figure is a Circle, of which the curved line AFGCBO is the circumference; the point E,... | |
| Mechanical engineering - 1847 - 178 pages
...of a circle is a straight line drawn from the centre to the circumference, as O B4 The diameter oT **a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both Ways** at the circumference, aa CO A5 A «hord is a straight line joining any two points of the circumference,... | |
| Jeremiah Day - Logarithms - 1848 - 153 pages
...portion of the circumference. A semi.circle is half, and a quadrant onefourth of a circle. II. A Diameter **of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference.** A Radius is a straight line extending from the centre to the circumference. A Chord is a straight line... | |
| Euclides - 1848 - 52 pages
...are equal to one another. XVI. And this point is called ttas 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... | |
| Charles Richson - 1848 - 98 pages
...circle." (A pair of dividers or compasses will be useful in explaining this definition.} 2. "A diameter **of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference.** ' ' 3. "A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter, and the part of the circumference cut off... | |
| James Thomson - 1848 - 326 pages
...the transverse, and DE the conjugate or second axis.* In both the ellipse and the hyperbola also, any **straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the** curve is called a diameter. 5. From the equation of the ellipse found in No. 3, we have a2 : 62 : :... | |
| Minard Lafever - Architecture - 1849 - 306 pages
...equi-distant from a certain point within the circle, called the centre. (Fig. 23.) XXXI. A diameter **of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference.** (Fig. 23.) XXXII. A radius of a circle is half of a diameter, or a straight line drawn from the centre... | |
| Euclid, Thomas Tate - 1849 - 120 pages
...are equal to one another. A VI. 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... | |
| Thomas Kelt - Mechanical engineering - 1849 - 424 pages
...of a circle is a straight line drawn from the centre to the circumference, as O B. 4. The diameter **of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways** at the circumference, as CO A. 5. A chord is a straight line joining any two points of the circumference,... | |
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