| Alfred Newsom Niblett - 1861
...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.** EULE. Multiply the cube of the diameter by '5936, or the cube of the circumference by -016867, and... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1861 - 338 pages
...feet. THK SPIIERE. ART. 362. 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.** The axis or diameter of a sphere is a line passing through the centre, and terminated by the surface.... | |
| George Payn Quackenbos - Physics - 1862 - 468 pages
...one that changes its direction at every point; as, GH. 4. A Circle is a figure bounded by a curve, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the Centre.** Fig. 16 represents a circle, and E its centre. 5. The Circumference of a circle is the curve that bounds... | |
| Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1863 - 464 pages
...proportionals. BOOK III. CIRCLE, AND THE MEASUREMENT OF ANGLES. DEFINITIONS. 1. A CIRCLE is a plane figure, **bounded by a curved, line, every point of which is...equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** The bounding line is called the circumference. 2. A RADIUS is a straight line drawn from the centre... | |
| Edward Brooks - Arithmetic - 1863 - 346 pages
...latitude and longitude, difference of time, etc. 203. A Circle is a plane surface bounded by a curve **line, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre.** 204. The bounding line is called the circumference; the distance from the centre to the circumference... | |
| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1863 - 346 pages
...the parallel sides are 20 and 32 chains, and the perpendicular distance between them 26 chains ? 394. **A CIRCLE is a portion of a plane, bounded by a curved line,** called the circumference. Every point of the circumference is equally distant from a certain point... | |
| Marcius Willson - Object-teaching - 1863 - 356 pages
...quadrilaterals. A Circle is a plane figure inclosed by a single curved line, called its circumference, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** In popular language, however, the circumference itself is often called a circle. Circular. Semicircles... | |
| William Frothingham Bradbury - Plane trigonometry - 1864 - 324 pages
...the altitude of IJ K L. 33. A CIRCLE is a plane bounded by a curved line, called the circumference, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre** ; as ABD E. The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called... | |
| Stoddard A. Felter - Arithmetic - 1864 - 412 pages
...pyramid. Fig. 22 represents the frustum of a cone. 356. A Sphere is a solid, bounded by a convex surface, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre;** as, Fig. 23. 357. A Spheroid is a solid, generated by the revolution of an ellipse about one of -p-llr... | |
| Eli Todd Tappan - Geometry, Modern - 1864 - 292 pages
...following definitions : A CIRCLE is a portion of a plane bounded by a line called a CIRCUMFERENCE, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within called** the CENTER. 146. Theorem. — A circumference is curved throughout. For a straight line can not have... | |
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