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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...