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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

## Arithmetic: Designed for Academies and Schools, Uniting the Inductive ...

Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1847 - 368 pages
...is 7 ? Ans. 4. How many square yards in a circle whose diameter is 3J feet? Ans. 1.069016 +. 287. 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. The line AD passing through its centre C is called the diameter...

## Higher Arithmetic: Or, The Science and Application of Numbers; Combining the ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1847 - 434 pages
...the diameter by 3.14159. (Leg. Y. 11. Sell.) Note. — The circumference of a circle is a curve line, all 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...

## Elements of Geometry: With Practical Applications ...

George Roberts Perkins - Geometry - 1847 - 308 pages
...their lines of contact. 7. A sphere is a solid terminated by a curve surface, all the points of wliich are equally distant from a point 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...

## The American Arithmetic

James Robinson (of Boston.) - 1847 - 302 pages
...cone. 7. A SPHERE, or GLOBE, is a solid, bounded by a 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. The figure ACB represents a sphere....

## Higher Arithmetic: Or, The Science and Application of Numbers; Combining the ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1847 - 424 pages
...the diameter by 3.14159. (Leg. V. 11. Sch.) Note. — The circumference of a circle is a curve line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within^ called the ce-ndre. The diameter of a. circle is a straight line which passes through the centre, and is terminated...

## Higher Arithmetic, Or, The Science and Application of Numbers: Combining the ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1848 - 432 pages
...the diameter by 3.14159. (Leg. V. 11. Sch.) Note.—The circumference of a circle is a curve line, all 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...

## Scribner's Engineers' and Mechanics' Companion: Comprising United States ...

J. M. Scribner - Mechanical engineering - 1849 - 264 pages
...5. A spheroid is a solid, generated by the revolution of an ellipse about either of its axes. 6. A sphere is a solid, terminated by a curved surface,...which are equally distant from a point within, called the center. A sphere may be described by the revolution of a semicircle about a diameter. 7. A radius...

## Elements of Geometry and Conic Sections

Elias Loomis - Conic sections - 1849 - 252 pages
...squares, and one with pentagons. BOOK IX. SPHERICAL GEOMETRY. Definitions. 1. A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the center. The sphere may be conceived to be described by the revolution of a semicircle ADB, about...