| David Steel - 1805 - 390 pages
...Sphere, or globe, is a solid bounded by one uniform convex surface, every point of which is equally **distant from a point within, called the centre. The sphere may be conceived** to be formed by the rotation of a semi-circle about its diameter. The.i4.ra of a solid is a line, or... | |
| Samuel Webber - Mathematics - 1808 - 522 pages
...hexagonal, 8. A sphere is a solid, bounded by one continued convex surface, every point of which is equally **distant from a point within, called the centre* The sphere may be conceived** to be formed by the revolution of a semicircle about its diameter, which remains fixed. 9. The axis... | |
| Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1819 - 208 pages
...the measure of angles. DEFTJWTIOW3. 90. THE circumfrence of a circle is a curved line all the ipoints **of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre. The** circle is the space terminated by this curved line*. Fig. 46. 91. Every straight line CA, CE, CD (Jig.... | |
| Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1822 - 367 pages
...a3. BOOK VII. THE SPHERE. Definitions. I. The sphere is a solid terminated by a curve surface, a1' **the points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** D The sphere may be conceived to be generated by the revolution of a semicircle DAE about its diameter... | |
| Adrien Marie Legendre - 1825 - 570 pages
...the Circle and the Measure of Angles. DEFINITIONS. ^0. THE circumference of a circle is a curved line **all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre. The** circle is the space terminated by this curved line*. 46. 91. Every straight line CA, CE, CD (fig. 46),... | |
| Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1825 - 280 pages
...Circle and the Measure of Angles. DEFINITIONS. ,, . 90. THE circumference of a circle is a curved line **all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre. The** circle is the space terminated by this curved line*. 91. Every straight line CA, CE, CD (fig. 46),... | |
| Adrien Marie Legendre, John Farrar - Geometry - 1825 - 280 pages
...the Circle and the Measure of Angles. DEFINITIONS. 90. THE circumference of a circle is a curved line **all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre. The** circle is the space terminated by this curved line*. Fig. 46. 91. Every straight line CA, C£, CD (fig.... | |
| Euclid, Dionysius Lardner - Euclid's Elements - 1828 - 544 pages
...properties very nearly the same as those which we have established in the present book. (230) DBF. — A **sphere is a solid terminated by a curved surface, all the points of which are equally distant from a** certain point within it, called its centre. A sphere may be conceived to be produced by the revolution... | |
| Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1828 - 346 pages
...p : : A2 : a2. BOOK VII. THE SPHERE. Definitions. 437. The sphere is a solid terminated by a curve **surface, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** D The sphere may be conceived to be generated by the revolution of a semicircle DAE about its diameter... | |
| Timothy Walker - Geometry - 1829 - 129 pages
...described by the point B the circumference of a circle, which we define to be — a curved line fill **the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre — . The** whole space enclosed is called a circle, the moving line AB a radius, and the fixed point A the centre.... | |
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