Books Books A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the center and terminated both ways by the circumference, as AC in Fig. A Treatise on Spherics: Comprising the Elements of Spherical Geometry, and ... - Page iii
by Daniel Cresswell - 1816 - 294 pages ## Elements of Analytic Geometry and of the Differential and Integral Calculus

Elias Loomis - Calculus - 1859 - 320 pages
...ellipse. The center of the ellipse is the middle point of the straight line joining the foci. A diameter is a straight line drawn through the center and terminated both ways by the curve. The major axis is the diameter which passes through the foci. The minor axis is the diameter... ## Euclid's Elements of Geometry: Chiefly from the Text of Dr. Simson, with ...

Robert Potts - Geometry, Plane - 1860 - 380 pages
...to one another. XVI. And this point is called the center of the circle. xvn. A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the center, and terminated both ways by the circumference. xvm. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part of the circumference... ## Euclid's Elements of geometry, the first four books, by R. Potts. Corrected ...

Euclides - 1864 - 262 pages
...to one another. XVI. And this point is called the center of the circle. XVII. A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the center, and terminated both ways by the circumference. XVHI. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part of the circumference... ## The school edition. Euclid's Elements of geometry, the first six books, by R ...

Euclides - 1864 - 448 pages
...equal to one another. And this point is called the center of the circle. XVII. A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the center, and terminated both ways by the circumference. XVIII. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part of the circumference... ## Euclid's Elements of Geometry: Chiefly from the Text of Dr. Simson ...

Robert Potts - 1865 - 528 pages
...to one another. XVI. And this point is called the center of the circle. xvn. A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the center, and terminated both ways by the circumference. xvm. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part of the circumference... ## Euclid's Elements of Geometry: Chiefly from the Text of Dr. Simson, with ...

Robert Potts - 1868 - 434 pages
...to one another. XVI. And this point is called the center of the circle. XVII. A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the center, and terminated both ways by the circumference. XVIIL A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part of the circumference... ## Mensuration for Beginners: With Numerous Examples

Isaac Todhunter - Measurement - 1869 - 312 pages
...centre of the sphere. A radius of a sphere is a straight line drawn from the centre to the surface. A diameter of a sphere is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the surface. The intersection of a sphere with any plane is a circle... ## Elements of Geometry, Conic Sections, and Plane Trigonometry

Elias Loomis - Geometry - 1871 - 302 pages
...C. The point C is the center of the ellipse ; and , i CF or CF' is the eccentricity. ' 5. A diameter is a straight line drawn through the center, and terminated both ways by the curve. C. The extremities of a diameter are called its vertices. Thus, through C draw any straight... ## Elementary Geography

James Monteith - 1875
...situation of any place. Sphere. Hem1tphere. 37. A sphere is a globe ; a hemisphere is half a globe. The diameter of a sphere is a straight line drawn through the center, from side to side. A fence separating one farm from another is a real line ; but without a fence or... 