A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such, that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another : 16. The First Six Books with Notes - Page 2by Euclid - 1822 - 179 pagesFull view - About this book
| Edward Edwards - Perspective - 1806 - 414 pages
...plain figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is fuch, that all ftraight **lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another.** The point from which fuch lines are drawn, is called the center of the circle. A 'diameter of a circle,... | |
| Robertson Buchanan - Gearing - 1808 - 216 pages
...plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such, that all straight **lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another,** and this point is called the centre of the circle. 4. The radius of a circle, is a right line drawn... | |
| Peter Nicholson - 1808 - 260 pages
...43. The radius of a circle is a right line drawnfrom the centre to the circumference, «aba/ W. 44. **A diameter of a circle is a right line drawn through the centre,** terminating on «f the circumference, as с d at W. 45. 45. An arch of a circle is qny part of the... | |
| Peter Nicholson - 1809 - 426 pages
...radius vfa circlf is a right 'line drawn from the centre to the .circumference, as a 6, at A. 44-. **A diameter of a circle is a right line drawn through the centre,** terminating on both sides of the circumference, as, cd, at B. i , ( . 45. An are of a circle is any... | |
| John Mason Good - 1813 - 714 pages
...such that all straight lines drawn from a certiiu point within the figure to the circumference, агч **equal to one another. 16. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 17. A diameter of a** ciicle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both vays by the circumference.... | |
| John Playfair - Circle-squaring - 1819 - 350 pages
...plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such that all straight **lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another.** XII. And this point is called the centre of the circle. XIII. A diameter of a circle is a straight... | |
| John Mason Good - 1819 - 800 pages
...dra'.vn from a cenain |X)int within the figure ю the circumference, агв equal to one another. 10. **And this point is called the centre of the circle. 17. A diameter of** я circle isa üraight line drawn thioiigh th'^ centre, and terminated b >th ways by the circumference.... | |
| Robertson Buchanan - Machinery - 1823 - 440 pages
...plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such, that all straight **lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another,** and this point is called the centre of the circle. 57- The radius of a circle, is a straight line drawn... | |
| Peter Nicholson - Mathematics - 1825 - 1046 pages
...straight lines drawn from a {. .J , certain point within the figure to the circumfe- \ /" i rence, **are equal to one another. \ / 16. And this point is...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... | |
| Euclid - 1826 - 234 pages
...which is called the circumference, to which all right lines drawn from one point within the figure **are equal to one another. ' 16. And this point is...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,... | |
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