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. An Elementary Geometry - Page 49by William Frothingham Bradbury - 1873 - 110 pagesFull view - About this book
| John Lee COMSTOCK (and HOBLYN (Richard Dennis)), John Lee Comstock - 1846 - 506 pages
...GLOBE. A round or spherical body, more usually called a sphere, bounded by one uniform convex surface, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** GNOMON. An apparatus used by the ancients for finding the altitudes and declinations of the celestial... | |
| James Robinson (of Boston.) - 1847 - 304 pages
...the figure F, the frustum of a 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... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1849 - 336 pages
...inches ? THE SPHERE. ART. 348. 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.... | |
| Elias Loomis - Conic sections - 1849 - 252 pages
...THE CIRCLE, AND THE MEASURE OF ANGLES. Definitions. 1. A circle is a plane figure bounded by a line, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called** the center. This bounding line is called the circumference of the circle. 2. A radius of a circle is... | |
| John Weale - 1850 - 590 pages
...the top of a bed or canopy Sphere, in geometry, a globe, a solid contained under one uniform surface, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre** of the sphere, and may be conceived to be generated by the revolution of a semicircle about its diameter,... | |
| Charles Guilford Burnham - 1850 - 350 pages
...round pyramid, having 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... | |
| John Weale - Architecture - 1850 - 600 pages
...the top of a bed or canopy Sphere, in geometry, a globe, a solid contained under one uniform surface, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre** of the sphere, and may be conceived to be generated by the revolution of a semicircle aboui its diameter,... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1850 - 368 pages
...top terminated in a point or vertex. 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... | |
| Elias Loomis - Calculus - 1851 - 300 pages
...cos. «, y=r sin. v. SECTION IT. ON THE CIRCLE. (32.) A CIRCLE is a plane figure bounded by a line, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within called** the center. This bounding line is called the circumference of the circle. A radius of a circle is a... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - 1851 - 332 pages
...Ans. 13.92-f- feet. ART. 284. 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 diameter of a sphere is a straight line passing through the centre, and terminated by the surface... | |
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