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A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another.
Elements of Geometry: Containing the First Six Books of Euclid, with a ... - Page 19
by Euclid, John Playfair - 1819 - 333 pages

## Euclid's Elements of geometry [book 1-6, 11,12] with explanatory notes ...

Euclides - 1845 - 544 pages
...the extremity of any thing. XIV. A figure is that which is inclosed by one or more boundaries. XV. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line,...figure to the circumference, are equal to one another. XVI. And this point is called the centre of the circle. XVII. A diameter of a circle is a straight...

## A system of practical mathematics; being no.xvi. of a new series of school-books

Scottish school-book assoc - 1845 - 434 pages
...figure is that which is enclosed by one or more boundaries. 14. A circle is a plain figure bounded by one line, which is called the circumference, and...all straight lines drawn from a certain point within it to the circumference are equal to one another; 15. And this point is called the centre. 16. The...

## The First Six, and the Eleventh and Twelfth Books of Euclid's Elements: With ...

Euclid, James Thomson - Geometry - 1845 - 380 pages
...rhomboid is a parallelogram trhich has not its adjacent sides equal, nor its angles right angles. 30. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line,...which is called the circumference* and is such that R all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to...

## Elements of Geometry: Containing the First Six Books of Euclid, with a ...

John Playfair - Euclid's Elements - 1846 - 332 pages
...contained in a figure, without any reference to the nature of the line or lines which bound it. 11. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line,...figure to the circumference, are equal to one another. 12. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 13. A diameter of a circle is a straight line...

## The Elements of Euclid, the parts read in the University of Cambridge [book ...

Euclides - 1846 - 292 pages
...the extremity of any thing. xiv. A figure is that which is inclosed by one or more boundaries. xv. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line,...figure to the circumference, are equal to one another : xvi. And this point is called the centre of the circle. xvn. A diameter of a circle is a straight...

## The Elements of Geometry, Symbolically Arranged

Great Britain. Admiralty - Geometry - 1846 - 130 pages
...any thing. XIV. A figure is that which is enclosed by one or more boundaries. XV. Acircle is aplane figure contained by one line, which is called the...figure to the circumference, are equal to one another. XVI. And this point is called the centre of the circle. XVII. A diameter of a circle is a straight...

## The Elements of Geometry, Symbolically Arranged

Great Britain. Admiralty - Geometry - 1846 - 130 pages
...thing. XIV. A figure is that which is enclosed by one or more boundaries. XV. Acircleis aplanefigure contained by one line, which is called the circumference,...figure to the circumference, are equal to one another. XVI. And this point is called the centre of the circle. XVII. A diameter of a circle is a straight...

## A Technological Dictionary: Explaining the Terms of the Arts, Sciences ...

W. M. Buchanan - Science - 1846 - 768 pages
...magical operations. CIB'CLB, Lat. circulus, from circus. A geometrical figure contained under one line called the circumference ; and is such, that all straight...lines drawn from a certain point within the figure called the centre, to the circumference, arc equal to one another. Thus, In the figure, AB = AC = AD....