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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...