Books Books A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center. Fish's Arithmetic Number Two: Oral and Written, Upon the Inductive Method - Page 275
by Daniel W. Fish - 1883 - 352 pages ## Rudimentary dictionary of terms used in architecture [&c.].

John Weale - 1850 - 590 pages
...the top of a bed or canopy Sphere, in geometry, a globe, a solid contained under one uniform surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre of the sphere, and may be conceived to be generated by the revolution of a semicircle about its diameter,... ## Introduction to the National Arithmetic ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - 1851 - 332 pages
...Ans. 13.92-f- feet. ART. 284. 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 diameter of a sphere is a straight line passing through the centre, and terminated by the surface ;... ## The Computist's Manual of Facts: And Merchant's and Mechanic's Calculator ...

Ezra S. Winslow - Business mathematics - 1853 - 264 pages
...parameter. A Sphere, or globe, is a perfectly round substance — a solid contained under a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre. Its axis, or diameter, is any right line passing from a side through the centre to the opposite side.... ## Indroduction to the National Arithmetic ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - 1854 - 340 pages
...Ans. 13.92+ feet. ART. 2841. 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 diameter of a sphere is a straight line passing through the centre, and terminated by the surface ;... ## A Manual of Astronomy and the Use of the Globes ...

Henry Kiddle - 1854 - 154 pages
...and BG the minor axis of the ellipse. A sphere or globe is a round body, every part of the surface of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre. A hemisphere is a half of a globe. The diameter of a sphere is a straight line drawn through the centre,... ## Mathematical Dictionary and Cyclopedia of Mathematical Science: Comprising ...

Charles Davies, William Guy Peck - Mathematics - 1855 - 630 pages
...pupils. CIR'CLE. [L. circulas, from circuí, anything of a round form]. A portion of a plane AEBF. bounded by a curved line, every point of which is...distant from a point within called the centre. The bounding line is called the circumference. The term circle, is often applied to the circumference or... ## Mathematical Dictionary and Cyclopedia of Mathematical Science: Comprising ...

Charles Davies, William Guy Peck - Electronic book - 1855 - 592 pages
...the additional fact, that two straight lines cannot include a space. A circle is a portion of a plane bounded by a curved line, every point of which is...equally distant from a point within, called the centre. 1 The curve is called the circumference, or in common language, the circle. So that in speaking of... ## Elements of Astronomy ...: With Explanatory Notes, and Questions for Examination

John Brocklesby - Astronomy - 1855 - 394 pages
...centre, (Latin) out of the centre. 19. A SPHERE. 'A sphere is a solid, bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre; every line passing through this centre, and limited by the surface, is a diameter. The half of this... ## Arithmetic and Its Applications: Designed as a Text Book for Common Schools ...

Dana Pond Colburn - Arithmetic - 1855 - 396 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 RADIUS, and a line drawn from any point... 