| Euclid, John Playfair - Geometry - 1853 - 317 pages
...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** t> circumference cat off by the diameter. .•:•:' : 15. Rectilineal figures are those which are... | |
| William Somerville Orr - Science - 1854 - 532 pages
...centre. The radius of a sphere is a straight line drawn from the centre to any point in the sphere. IV. **A straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the** surface of the sphere, is called the diameter. PROPOSITION I. 'Every section of a tpliere made by aplane... | |
| Thomas Lund - Geometry - 1854 - 522 pages
...measures the distance from the centre to the circumference is called the radius of the circle. Any **straight line drawn through the centre and terminated both ways by the circumference** is called a diameter of the circle. Thus, in the fig. here traced, the area or surface in the plane... | |
| Euclides - 1855 - 262 pages
...is a straight line drawn through the centre, anc 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, anc the part of the circumference... | |
| Jeremiah Day - Logarithms - 1855 - 344 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... | |
| Robert Rawson - 1856 - 200 pages
...circumference, are equal to one another. XVL And this point is called the centre of the circle. XVH. A diameter **of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference.** xvin. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the par* of the circumference cut off... | |
| Mechanical engineering - 1855 - 420 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,... | |
| Euclides - 1858 - 248 pages
...The straight lines from the centre to the circumference are radii. 17. A diameter of a circle is any **straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways« by the circumference** ; as AB, or DE, in the circle AD BE. A diameter is double of a radius. 18. A semicircle is the figure... | |
| William E. Bell - Bridge building - 1857 - 254 pages
...radii are equal ; all diameters are also equal, and each diameter is double the radius. 37. A diameter **of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated** on both sides by the circumference. In Fig. 17, CD, CG, ami CF are radii, and DE is a diameter. 38.... | |
| Euclides - 1863 - 72 pages
...centre to the circumference are radii. 17. A diameter of a circle (diametros, a measure through), is any **straight line drawn, through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference;** as AB, or DE, in the circle ADBE. A diameter is double of a radius, (radius, the spoke of a wheel),... | |
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