| John Merry Ross - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1877 - 625 pages
...I4th Book of the Metamorphoses. Cir'cle, according to Euclid, is a plain figure contained by one line, **called the circumference^ and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point** wifehin the figure to the circumference are equal to one another ; this point is the centre. It is... | |
| James Maurice Wilson - 1878 - 450 pages
...three given points is constant is a circle. BOOK III, THE CIRCLE. SECTION I. ELEMENTARY PROPERTIES. **A circle is a plane figure contained by one line,...is called the circumference, and is such that all** the lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another.... | |
| Āryabhaṭa - 1878 - 100 pages
...that which is enclosed by one or moro boundaries. VI. A circle is a plane figure bounded by one lino, **which is called the circumference, and is such that...all straight lines drawn from a certain point within** it to tho circumference, are equal to one another. [•Figure ABCI) : Prop. 1. is a circle.] VII. And... | |
| Moffatt and Paige - 1879 - 426 pages
...is the extremity of anything. 14. A figure is that which is enclosed by one or more boundaries. 15. **A circle is a plane figure contained by one line,...figure to the circumference are equal to one another.** 16. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 1 7. A diameter of a circle is a straight line... | |
| Euclides - 1879 - 146 pages
...is the extremity of anything. 14. A figure is that which is enclosed by one or more boundaries. 15. **A circle is a plane figure contained by one line,...which is called the circumference, and is such that** ? straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference, are equal to one... | |
| Isaac Sharpless - Geometry - 1879 - 282 pages
...quadrilateral is a straight line joining its opposite angles. Circ1e. 30. A circle is a plane figure, enclosed **by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such that all** lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another. 31.... | |
| Euclides, James Hamblin Smith - 1879 - 376 pages
...is one which is less than a right angle. ^ XIII. A CIRCLE is a plane figure contained by one lino, **which is called the CIRCUMFERENCE, and is such, that all straight lines drawn** to the circumference from a certain point (called the CENTRE) within the figure are equal to one another.... | |
| Isaac Todhunter - Euclid's Elements - 1880 - 426 pages
...is the extremity of any thing. 14. A figure is that which is enclosed by one or more boundaries. 15. **A circle is a plane figure contained by one line,...figure to the circumference are equal to one another** : 16. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 17. A diameter of a circle is a straight line... | |
| T S. Taylor - 1880 - 152 pages
...as above, and using the letters affixed to these lines instead of A, J3, C, D. ff Definitions. — **A circle is a plane figure contained by one line,...within the figure to the circumference are equal.** And that point is called the centre of the circle. General Enunciation. From the greater of two given... | |
| Thomas Liddell Ainsley - 1880 - 866 pages
...those which are called curvilinear, being bounded not by straight lines but by curved lines. Def.—A **circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which...is called the circumference, and is such that all** strait lines drawn from its centre to the circumference are equal to one another. The straight line... | |
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