| 1856 - 422 pages
...is a plane figure contained or bounded by a curve line, called the circumference or periphery, which **is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain...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 Unes is called... | |
| William Pease - 1856 - 108 pages
...frequently in mathematical drawings, and besides, is most simple of construction. An Ellipse, like **a circle, is a " plane figure, contained by one line, which is called** its circumference ;" it has two diameters, called respectively, the transverse and conjugate ; the... | |
| William Ezra Worthen - Architectural drawing - 1857 - 658 pages
...regular polygons ; of which figs. 11-14 are examples, annexed to which are their respective designations. **A circle is a plane figure contained by one line,...figure to the circumference, are equal to one another.** And this point is called the centre of the circle. The term circle is very generally used for the circumference,... | |
| William Ezra Worthen - Architectural drawing - 1857 - 654 pages
...are examples, annexed to which are their respective designations. A circle is a plane figure contamed **by one line, which is called the circumference, and...figure to the circumference, are equal to one another.** And this point is called the centre of the circle. The term circle is very generally used for the circumference,... | |
| W.E. WORTHEN - 1857 - 600 pages
...regular polygons; of which figs. 11-14 are examples, annexed to which are their respective designations. **A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the** tircwnference, and is such that all straight lines, drawn from a certain point within the figure to... | |
| John Weale - Architecture - 1859 - 626 pages
...etc., for describing circles, measuring distances, and taking the thickness of solids. Circle, a plain **figure contained by one line, which is called the...within the figure to the circumference are equal to one** anCHU CIRCULAR. С Г- А other, and this point is called the centre of the circle. The circumference... | |
| Euclides - 1858 - 248 pages
...in a figure are also points in the same plane, the figure is called a plane figure." — HOSE. 15. **A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the** circwnfermce, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the... | |
| 1858 - 402 pages
...figure, contained by one line, selfinterest, which is called the circumference, and is such, that all **lines drawn from a certain point within the figure, to the circumference** (i,e., all motives, from the highest to the lowest men), are equal to one another. Sometimes a circle... | |
| Robert Potts - Geometry, Plane - 1860 - 380 pages
...the extremity of any thing. XIV. A figure is that which is enclosed 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 center of the circle. xvn. A diameter of a circle is a straight line... | |
| James McCosh - History - 1860 - 512 pages
...to any length in a straight line;" "There may be such a figure as a circle, that is, a plane figure **such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure** are equal to one another;" and that "A circle may be described from any centre at any distance from... | |
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