Books Books 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. Elements of Geometry, After Legendre, with a Selection of Geometrical ... - Page 255
by Charles Scott Venable - 1881 ## A Practical System of Mensuration of Superficies and Solids ...

J. M. Scribner - Measurement - 1844 - 123 pages
...right cone is the distance between the peripheries of the two ends, measured upon the surface. 10. A Sphere is a solid, terminated by a curved surface,...distant from a point •within, called the centre. A sphere may be described by the revolution of a semi-circle about a diameter. 11. A radius of a sphere... ## Lessons in Geography and Astronomy on the Globes: Supplementary to the ...

A. Fleming - Astonomy - 1844 - 120 pages
...4. A Sphere is a solid figure, whose circumscribing surface, throughout its whole extent, is equally distant from a point within, called the centre. The...may be conceived as generated by the revolution of a circle round one of its diameters as the axis of revolution. Are the radii of the same sphere equal... ## Higher Geometry and Trigonometry: Being the Third Part of a Series on ...

Nathan Scholfield - Geometry - 1845 - 506 pages
...SPHERICAL GEOMETRY. SPHERICAL GEOMETRY. DEFINITIONS. 1 . THE sphere is a solid terminated by a curve surface, all the points of which are equally distant...within, called the centre. The sphere may be conceived to be generated by the revolution of a semicircle DAE about its diameter DE; for the surface described... ## Elements of plane (solid) geometry (Higher geometry) and trigonometry (and ...

Nathan Scholfield - 1845 - 896 pages
...SPHERICAL GEOMETRY. SPHERICAL GEOMETRY. DEFINITIONS. 1. THE sphere is a solid terminated by a curve surface, all the points of which are equally distant...within, called the centre. The sphere may be conceived to be generated by the revolution of a semicircle DAE about its diameter DE; for the surface described... ## Higher Geometry and Trigonometry: Being the Third Part of a Series on ...

Nathan Scholfield - Conic sections - 1845 - 244 pages
...SPHERICAL GEOMETRY. SPHERICAL GEOMETRY. DEFINITIONS. 1. 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. G The sphere may be conceived to be generated by the revolution of a semicircle DAE about its diameter... ## A Series on Elementary and Higher Geometry, Trigonometry, and Mensuration ...

...SPHERICAL. GEOMETRY. SPHERICAL GEOMETRY. DEFINITIONS. 1. 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. G The sphere may be conceived to be generated by the revolution of a semicircle DAE about its diameter... ## Elements of Drawing and Mensuration Applied to the Mechanic Arts: A Book for ...

Charles Davies - Geometrical drawing - 1846 - 254 pages
...contain, there being 231 cubic inches in a gallon ? Ans. 79.0613. OF THE SPHERE. 43. What is a sphere ? A sphere is a solid terminated by a curved surface, all the points of which are equally distant from a certain point within called the centre. 44. How may a sphere be described ? The sphere may be described... ## Practical Arithmetic: Uniting the Inductive with the Synthetic Mode of ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1846 - 362 pages
...diameter by 3.14159. (Leg. 11. 5. Sch.) Note. — The circumference of a circle is a curve line, al1 the points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the centre. The diameter of a circle is a straight line which passes through the centre, and is terminated on both... ## An Elementary Treatise on Plane and Solid Geometry

Benjamin Peirce - Geometry - 1847 - 150 pages
...same ratio, or as the cubes of their homologous sides. CHAPTER XVIII. THE SPHERE. 415. Definition. A sphere is a solid terminated by a curved surface,...equally distant from a point within called the centre. 416. Corollary. The sphere may be conceived to be generated by the revolution of a semicircle, DAE... 