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" A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center. "
Elements of Geometry and the First Principles of Modern Geometry - Page 34
by Wm. H. H. Phillips - 1878 - 209 pages
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A treatise of practical mensuration

Anthony Nesbit - Measurement - 1824 - 434 pages
...axis or diameter of the sphere ; or it is a solid bounded by one continued convex surface, every part of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre. 14. The segment of a sphere is any part of it cut off by a plane. If the plane pass through the centre,...
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The Youth's Assistant in Theoretick and Practical Arithmetic

Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1826 - 164 pages
...having a circle for its base. 8. A sphere is a solid bounded by one continued convex surface, every part of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre. Mensuration of Solids teaches to determine the spaces included bv contiguous surfaces, and the sum...
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The Common School Manual: A Regular and Connected Course of Elementary ...

Montgomery Robert Bartlett - Education - 1828 - 426 pages
...circumference by 3.14159. NOTE 1. A globe is a rouml, solid body, bounded by a surface, every part of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre. OBs. 1. The surface of a globe may be found by the following The largest ball near the top of the spire...
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Conversations on Natural Philosophy: In which the Elements of that Science ...

Mrs. Marcet (Jane Haldimand) - Astronomy - 1829 - 336 pages
...GLOBE, a round or spherical body, more usually cnJled a sphere, bounded by one uniform convex surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre. GRAVITY, a term used by physical writers to denote the cause by which all bodies move towards each...
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Arithmetic Simplified in Three Parts

Catharine Esther Beecher - Arithmetic - 1833 - 283 pages
...cube root of 614125. A circle is a figure contained by one line called the circumference, every part of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre. The diameter of a circle, is a line drawn through the centre, dividing it into two equal parts. It...
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Mental and Practical Arithmetic

Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1838 - 288 pages
...acres. 5. What is the content of a field 27 chains long and 9 rods broad 1 Ans. 6 A. 0R. 12P. 198. A circle is a portion of a plane bounded by a curved line, every part of which is equally distant from a certain point within, called the centre. The curved line AEBD...
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The Boston School Compendium of Natural and Experimetal Philosophy ...

Richard Green Parker - Physics - 1838 - 262 pages
...CD, CO, CR, and CA, are radii. 2. A circle ia a perfectly round figure, every part of the outer edge of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre. [See Fig. 6.] 4. The lines drawn through the centre, and terminating in both ends at the circumference,...
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The National Arithmetic, on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1839 - 305 pages
...round pyramid, baring a circular base. 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...
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The Elements of Plane and Spherical Trigonometry: And Its Application to ...

Richard Abbatt - Spherical astronomy - 1841 - 191 pages
...SECTION V. SPHERICAL GEOMETRY. (68.) Def. A sphere is a solid bounded on all sides by a curve surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre. A sphere may be conceived to be generated by a semicircle's revolving about its diameter, which remains...
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Welch's Improved American Arithmetic: Adapted to the Currency of the United ...

Arithmetic - 1841 - 218 pages
...solidity of a globe, or sphere. DEFINITION. — A globe or sphere is (J) a round body bounded by a surface every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre; a line passing from one side to the other through the centre is called the diameter, or axis. RULE....
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