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" A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another. "
The Elements of Euclid: The Errors, by which Theon, Or Others, Have Long Ago ... - Page 3
by Robert Simson - 1762 - 466 pages
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Moffatt's pupil teachers' course (ed. by T. Page). Candidates, 2nd (-4th) year

Moffatt and Paige - 1879 - 428 pages
...plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and 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. 1 7. A diameter of a circle is a straight line...
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The Elements of Plane and Solid Geometry: With Chapters on Mensuration and ...

Isaac Sharpless - Geometry - 1879 - 282 pages
...circle is a plane figure, enclosed by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such that all lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another. 31. These lines are called radii, and this point is the centre of the circle. 32. A diameter of a circle...
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Euclid, books i. & ii., with notes, examples, and explanations, by a late ...

Euclides - 1879 - 146 pages
...plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such that ? straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another. 1 6. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 17. A diameter of a circle is a straight line...
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The Elements of Euclid for the Use of Schools and Colleges: With Notes, an ...

Isaac Todhunter - Euclid's Elements - 1880 - 426 pages
...plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and 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. 17. A diameter of a circle is a straight line...
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First principles of Euclid: an introduction to the study of the first book ...

T S. Taylor - 1880 - 152 pages
...plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal. And that point is called the centre of the circle. General Enunciation. From the greater of two given...
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Class lessons on Euclid

Marianne Nops - 1882 - 278 pages
...circle is a plane figure contained by one line called the circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal.' These lines are called radii (Lat. radius, the spoke of a wheel, which each resembles). 16. ' And this...
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The Elements of Euclid for the Use of Schools and Colleges: Comprising the ...

Euclid, Isaac Todhunter - Euclid's Elements - 1883 - 428 pages
...plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and 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. 17. A diameter of a circle is a straight lino...
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Syllabus of plane geometry, books 1-3, corresponding to Euclid, books 1-4 ...

Mathematical association - 1883 - 86 pages
...surface. DEF. 7. A plane figure is a portion of a plane surface enclosed by a line or lines. straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another. This point is called the centre of the circle. DEF. 9. A radius of a circle is a straight line drawn...
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Geometry for schools, comprising books i. and ii. of Euclid, with some ...

Euclides - 1883 - 176 pages
...circle is a plane figure bounded by one line called the circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another. 12. This point is called the centre of the circle. A radius is a straight line from the centre to the...
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 161

American periodicals - 1884 - 862 pages
...one line [surface] which is called the circumference, and is such that all straight lines [angles] drawn from a certain point within the figure to the...circumference are equal to one another. XVI. And this point [line] is called the centre of the circle [axis of the cone]. AXIOMS CALLED POSTULATES IN EUCLID. L...
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