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... is such, that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another : 16. And this point is called the centre of the circle.
A Series on Elementary and Higher Geometry, Trigonometry, and Mensuration ... - Page 197
by Nathan Scholfield - 1845

The Elements of Plane and Solid Geometry ...

Edward Albert Bowser - Geometry - 1890 - 414 pages
...the centre. A radius is a straight line drawn from the centre to the circumference. A diameter is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. Thus, in the figure, ABCDE is the circumference; the space included within the circumference...

The Harpur Euclid: An Edition of Euclid's Elements

Edward Mann Langley, W. Seys Phillips - 1890 - 538 pages
...one another. 16. And this point is called the Centre of the circle. 17. A Diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. 18. A Semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part of the Circumference...

Elementary Geometry

William Chauvenet - 1893 - 340 pages
...O. A radius of the sphere is any straight line drawn from the centre to the surface. A diameter is any straight line drawn through the centre and terminated both ways by the surface. Since all the radii are equal and every diameter is double the radius, all the diameters are...

Euclid's Elements of Geometry, Books 1-6

Henry Martyn Taylor - 1893 - 486 pages
...one centre. E A straight line drawn from the centre of the circle to the circle is called a radius. A straight line drawn through the centre and terminated both ways by the circle is called a diameter. It will be proved hereafter that three points on a circle completely fix...

Euclid's Elements of Geometry, Books 1-6; Book 11

Henry Martyn Taylor - Euclid's Elements - 1895 - 708 pages
...one centre. A straight line drawn from the centre of the circle to the circle is called a radius. A straight line drawn through the centre and terminated both ways by the circle is called a diameter. It will be proved hereafter that three points on a circle completely fix...

Colliery Surveying: A Primer Designed for the Use of Students and Colliery ...

Thomas Aloysius O'Donahue - Mine surveying - 1896 - 184 pages
...straight line drawn from the centre to the circumference, as OC (Fig. 32). The diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference, as AB (Fig. 32). . An arc of a circle is any part of the circumference, as EDF (Fig....

Lloyd's Encyclopaedic Dictionary: A New and Original Work of ..., Volume 2

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1896 - 784 pages
...[CKNTBS.] A straight line drawn from the centre of a circle to its circumference is called a radius, and a straight line drawn through the centre and terminated both ways by the circumference la called the diameter of a circle. The space enclosed within the circumference is called...

Elementary Manual on Steam and the Steam Engine

Andrew Jamieson - Steam - 1897 - 362 pages
...are equal to one another. This point is called tlie centre of the circle. A DIAMETER of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. A RADIUS of a circle is a, straight line drawn from the centre to the circumference....