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 Williams (of Lancaster, O.) - English language - 1860 - 410 pages
...greater than the breadth. 14. Of Curvilinear Figures. A CIRCLE is a plain figure bounded by a curve **line called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called** the center. An ELLIPSE has the form of a flattened circle, and may be formed / by passing • a plane... | |
| George Payn Quackenbos - Physics - 1860 - 468 pages
...one that changes its direction at every point; as, G H. 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 U the curve that bounds... | |
| Dana Pond Colburn - Arithmetic - 1860 - 388 pages
...straight line all the way ? 23O. Solids. (a.) A SPHERE is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** (6.) A line drawn from the centre to the surface is called a RADIUS, and a line drawn from any point... | |
| 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.... | |
| Alfred Newsom Niblett - 1861 - 204 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.** EULE. Multiply the cube of the diameter by '5936, or the cube of the circumference by -016867, and... | |
| Sophia S. Cornell - Geography - 1861 - 414 pages
...magnitude of the radius. Definition of a Sphere.—A Sphere is a tody hounded hy one continuous surface, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within called** its centre. Any line drawn from the centre to the surface is called a radius. A line passing through... | |
| 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... | |
| Edward Brooks - Arithmetic - 1863 - 350 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... | |
| 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
...triangle or quadrilateral Thus, IJ is the base and LY the altitude of IJ K L. 33. A CIRCLE is a plane **bounded by a curved line, called the circumference,...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 degrees (°),... | |
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