| Ezra S. Winslow - Business mathematics - 1853 - 264 pages
...half the parameter. A Sphere, or globe, is a perfectly round substance — a solid contained under **a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a** point within, called the centre. Its axis, or diameter, is any right line passing from a side through... | |
| John Brocklesby - Astronomy - 1855 - 394 pages
...very oval. 1. Eccentric, from ex out of , and centrum centre, (Latin) out of the centre. 19. A SPHERE. **'A sphere is a solid, bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a** point within, called the centre; every line passing through this centre, and limited by the surface,... | |
| Cornelius S. Cartee - Physical geography - 1855 - 348 pages
...horizontal line. 105. A triangle is a figure having three angles and three sides. 106. A sphere is a figure **bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from** the centre of the sphere. A hemisphere is half a sphere. The axis of a sphere is the line on which... | |
| Isaac Todhunter - Spherical trigonometry - 1859 - 156 pages
...Miscellaneous Propositions ...... 104 I. GREAT AND SMALL CIRCLES. 1. A SPHERE is a solid bounded by a **surface every point of which is equally distant from a fixed point** which is called the centre of the sphere. The straight line which joins any point of the surface with... | |
| Cornelius Sowle Cartée - Physical geography - 1861 - 356 pages
...horizontal line. 105. A triangle is a figure having three angles and three sides. 106. A sphere is a figure **bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from** the centre of the sphere. A hemisphere is half a sphere. The axis of a sphere is the line on which... | |
| Edward Brooks - Arithmetic - 1863 - 346 pages
...feet and of tha other 3 feet? J. • -, Ant. 5277.888cu. ft. THE SPHERE. X 503. A Sphere is a volume **bounded by a curved surface, every point of which, is equally distant from a** point within called the centre. 504. The diameter of a sphere is a line passing through its centre... | |
| Isaac Todhunter - Spherical trigonometry - 1863 - 182 pages
...Solution of Spherical Triangles .... 123 I. GREAT AND SMALL CIRCLES. 1. A SPHERE is a solid bounded by a **surface every point of which is equally distant from a fixed point** which is called the centre of the sphere. The straight line which joins any point of the surface with... | |
| C. Davies - 1867 - 342 pages
...a cone; and a frustum of a pyramid may be inscribed in the frustum of a cone7 A SPHERE is a volume **bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a** point within, called the centreThe distance from the centre to the circumference is called the radius-... | |
| Alfred Hiley - 1871 - 184 pages
...is 24 ft. throughout. Find the cubic contents. XXV. THE SPHERE. Definitions. — A sphere or globe **is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a** certain point within the sphere, called the centre. The radius of a sphere is the straight line drawn... | |
| André Darré - 1872 - 226 pages
...in the circumference of the base. It is equal to the hypothenuse VB of the generating triangle. XII. **A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is** equidistant from a point within it called the centre. A sphere may be conceived as generated by a circle... | |
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