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A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
The Elements of Solid Geometry - Page 49
by William C. Bartol - 1893 - 95 pages

How to Do Business as Business is Done in Great Commercial Centers

Seymour Eaton - Business - 1896 - 328 pages
...six angular surfaces. The volume of a rectangular solid is the portion of space which ir. occupies. A solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is ecp.-.J'JEy distant from a point within, called the center, is called a globe, or sphere. A cylinder...

Elements of Geometry

George Washington Hull - Geometry - 1897 - 408 pages
...Semicircle. [L. semi = half, + circulus = a circle.] The half of a circle. Sphere. [Gr. xphaira = a ball.] A solid bounded by a curved surface every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre. Subtend. [L. sub = under, + tendere = to stretch.] To extend under,...

Light and Shade with Chapters on Charcoal, Pencil, and Brush Drawing: A ...

Anson Kent Cross - Art - 1897 - 200 pages
...geometry does not consider the matter, and deals simply with the shapes and sizes of solids. Sphere. A solid bounded by a curved surface every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center. Still Life. Objects intended for use or ornament. Stippling. Filling...

A Grammar School Geography: Descriptive, Industrial, and Commercial

John Newell Tilden - Commercial geography - 1899 - 248 pages
...angle. An angle is measured by the number of degrees in the arc that subtends it. (b) A sphere is a body bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center. A hemisphere is half a sphere. A diameter of a sphere is a straight...

John Newell Tilden - Commercial geography - 1899 - 212 pages
...number of degrees in the arc that subtends it. The Circle and its Parts — Angles A sphere, is a body bounded by a curved surface, every point of which- is equally distant from a point within called the centre. A hemisphere is half a sphere. A diameter of a sphere is a straight...

A Treatise on Navigation and Nautical Astronomy

William Robert Martin - Nautical astronomy - 1899 - 474 pages
...of a place The first or prime meridian DEFINITIONS IN NAVIGATION. A SPHERE is a solid, bounded by a surface, every point of which is equally distant from a fixed point called the centre. A radius of a sphere is a straight line joining the centre to any point in the surface....

A Textbook on Sheet-metal Pattern Drafting, Volume 1

Metal-work - 1901 - 548 pages
...7,834.38 7,854.00 ARITHMETIC. (PART 10.) MENSURATION. SPHERE, CYLINDEK, AND COITE. 1. A sphere, Fig. 1, is a solid bounded by a curved surface every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center. Any straight line drawn from the center to the surface of the sphere...

Anson K. Cross - Drawing - 1901 - 200 pages
...geometry does not consider the matter, and deals simply with the shapes and sizes of solids. Sphere. A solid bounded by a curved surface every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center. Still Life. Objects intended for use or ornament. Stippling. Filling...