| Dana Pond Colburn - Arithmetic - 1856 - 392 pages
...straight line all the way ? 23O. Solids. (a.) A. SPHERE is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** (6.) A line drawn from the centre to the surface is called a KAWIIJS, and a line drawn from any point... | |
| Charles Davies, William Guy Peck - Mathematics - 1857 - 608 pages
...hyperboloids of one nappe. SPHiRE. [L. sphrcra. Gt. afaipa']. A solid or volume bounded by a surface, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** Or it is a volume that may be generated by revolving a semicircle about its diameter as an axis. The... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1857 - 336 pages
...feet. THE SPHERE. AKT. 362. 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. The** axis or diameter of a sphere is a line passing through the centre, and terminated by the surface. QUESTIONS.... | |
| Charles Guilford Burnham - 1857 - 336 pages
...having a circular base. 8. A sphere is a solid, bounded by one continued convex surface, every point 01 **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... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1857 - 452 pages
...28 rods 24 yards 6.347 feet. CIRCLES. 627. A circle is a plane figure bounded by a line, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre** ; as AEFGBD. The circumference or periphery of a circle is the line bounds it. A radius is a line drawn... | |
| Sarah S. Cornell - Geography - 1857 - 420 pages
...magnitude of the radius. Definition of a Sphere. — A Sphere is a hody hounded by one continuous surface, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within called** its centre. Any line drawn from the centre to the surface is called a radiits. A line passing through... | |
| William E. Bell - Bridge building - 1857 - 254 pages
...angles are those which have like positions in similar polygons. 34. The circumference of a circle is **a curved line, every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** 35. The circle is the surface bounded by the circumference. 36. A radius of a circle is a straight... | |
| Dana Pond Colburn - 1858 - 290 pages
...the top of the spire ? 143. Solids. (a.) A SPHERE is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** (Fig. 1, p. 240.) (b.) A line drawn from the centre of a circle to the surface is called a RADIUS,... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1858 - 470 pages
...28 rods 24 yards 6.347 feet CIRCLES. 627. A circle is a plane figure bounded by a line, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre** ; as AEFGBD. The circumference or periphery of a circle is the line that bounds it. A radius is a line... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1858 - 458 pages
...28 rods 24 yards 6.347 feet. CIRCLES. 627. A circle is a plane figure bounded by aline, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre** ; as AEFGBD. The circumference or periphery of a circle is the line that bounds it. A radius is a line... | |
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