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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

Carpentry Made Easy, Or, The Science and Art of Framing, on a New and ...

William E. Bell - Bridges - 1859 - 224 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...

A New System of Arithmetic, on an Improved Plan ...

Charles Guilford Burnham - 1859 - 338 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...

A Treatise on Practical Mensuration

Anthony Nesbit - Measurement - 1859 - 494 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,...

A Natural Philosophy: Embracing the Most Recent Discoveries in the Various ...

George Payn Quackenbos - Physics - 1860 - 468 pages
...one that changes its direction at every point; as, G H. 4. A Circle is a figure bounded by a curve, every point. of which is equally distant from a point within, called the Centre. Fig. 16 represents a circle, and E its centre. 5. The Circumference of a circle U the curve that bounds...

The Readable Dictionary: Or, Topical and Synonymic Lexicon: Containing ...

John Williams (of Lancaster, O.) - English language - 1860 - 410 pages
...Of Curvilinear Figures. A CIRCLE is a plain figure bounded by a curve line called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center. An ELLIPSE has the form of a flattened circle, and may be formed / by passing • a plane...

Arithmetic and Its Applications: Designed as a Text Book for Common Schools ...

Dana Pond Colburn - 1860 - 390 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...

Introduction to the National Arithmetic, on the Inductive System: Combining ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1861 - 338 pages
...feet. THK SPIIERE. ART. 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. AST....

Cornell's High School Geography: Forming Part Third of a Systematic Series ...

Sophia S. Cornell - Geography - 1861 - 414 pages
...magnitude of the radius. Definition of a Sphere.—A Sphere is a tody hounded hy 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 radius. A line passing through...