| Anthony Nesbit - Surveying - 1824 - 476 pages
...axis or diameter of the sphere ; or it is a solid bounded by one continued convex surface, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** 14. The segment of a sphere is any part of it cut off by a plane. If the plane pass through the centre,... | |
| Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1826 - 164 pages
...having a circle for its base. 8. A sphere is a solid bounded by one continued convex surface, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre.** Mensuration of Solids teaches to determine the spaces included bv contiguous surfaces, and the sum... | |
| Montgomery Robert Bartlett - Education - 1828 - 426 pages
...circumference by 3.14159. NOTE 1. A globe is a rouml, solid body, bounded by a surface, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre.** OBs. 1. The surface of a globe may be found by the following The largest ball near the top of the spire... | |
| Mrs. Marcet (Jane Haldimand) - Astronomy - 1829 - 336 pages
...GLOBE, a round or spherical body, more usually cnJled a sphere, bounded by one uniform convex surface, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre.** GRAVITY, a term used by physical writers to denote the cause by which all bodies move towards each... | |
| Catharine Esther Beecher - Arithmetic - 1833 - 283 pages
...cube root of 614125. A circle is a figure contained by one line called the circumference, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre. The** diameter of a circle, is a line drawn through the centre, dividing it into two equal parts. It is found... | |
| Tobias Ostrander - Measurement - 1833 - 172 pages
...those lines being parallel to the base 7 SECTION II. OF CIRCLES. A CIRCLE is a plane, bounded by a line **which is equally distant from a point within called the centre. The** bounding line is called the circumference or periphery. An arc is any portion of that circumference.... | |
| Tobias Ostrander - Measurement - 1834 - 159 pages
...2,321, and 3,025, the distances required. SECTION II. OP CIRCLES. A CIRCLE is a plane, bounded by a line **which is equally distant from a point within called the centre. The** bounding line. | is called the circumference or periphery. An arc is any portion of that circumference.... | |
| Richard Green Parker - Physics - 1838 - 262 pages
...CD, CO, CR, and CA, are radii. 2. A circle ia a perfectly round figure, every part of the outer edge **of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** [See Fig. 6.] 4. The lines drawn through the centre, and terminating in both ends at the circumference,... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1839 - 305 pages
...round pyramid, baring a circular base. 8. A sphere is a solid, bounded by one continued convex surface, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre. The** sphere may be conceived to be formed by the revolution of a semicircle about its diameter, which remains... | |
| Charles Guilford Burnham - Arithmetic - 1841 - 324 pages
...round pyramid, having a circular base. 8. A sphere is a solid, bounded by one continued convex surface, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre. The** sphere may be conceived to be formed by the revolution of a semicircle about its diameter, which remains... | |
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