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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

## The First Two Books of the Elements of Euclid ... with Additional Figures ...

Euclides - 1852 - 152 pages
...figure contained by one boundary. Fig. 2. and Jig. 3. figures contained by more than one boundary.] XV. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line,...circumference, and is such that all straight lines B 3 BOOK I. drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another....

## The Elements of Euclid [book 1] for beginners, by J. Lowres

Euclides - 1852 - 48 pages
...a plane figure bounded by one line called the circumference, and is of such a kind, that all right lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another ; as, the circle DBF. 17. This point is called the centre of the circle, and the right line drawn from...

## The popular educator, Volumes 1-2; Volume 5

Popular educator - 1852 - 848 pages
...a ame line, called the cireumference or periphery, which is such that all straight linen drawn trom a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to each other. This point is called the centre of the circle, and each of the straight lines is called...

## The geometry, by T. S. Davies. Conic sections, by Stephen Fenwick

Royal Military Academy, Woolwich - Mathematics - 1853 - 400 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. 17. A diameter of a circle is a straight line...

## The synoptical Euclid; being the first four books of Euclid's Elements of ...

Euclides - 1853 - 146 pages
...the extremity of any thing." xrv. 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...

## The first six books of the Elements of Euclid, with numerous exercises

Euclides - Geometry - 1853 - 176 pages
...any thing. XIV. A figure is that which is enclosed by one or more boundaries. XV. A circle is a plain 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 Euclid. Books I.-VI.; XI. 1-21 XII. 1-2. A New Text ..., Book 1

Euclides - Geometry - 1853 - 334 pages
...plane figure is to be understood. XV. A circle is defined to be a plane figure, contained by one line, such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure, to meet this one line, are equal to one another. XVI. This one line is called the circumference of the...

## Orr's Circle of the Sciences: Organic nature, vols. 1-3 (1854-1856)

William Somerville Orr - Science - 1854 - 532 pages
...circle is a plane figure enclosed by one line, which is called the circumference of the circle : it is such, that all straight lines, drawn from a certain...figure to the circumference, are equal to one another. This point is called the centre of the circle. And any line drawn from the centre to the circumference...