| Edward Brooks - Arithmetic - 1863 - 350 pages
...latitude and longitude, difference of time, etc. 203. A Circle is a plane surface bounded by a curve **line, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre.** 204. The bounding line is called the circumference; the distance from the centre to the circumference... | |
| Marcius Willson - Object-teaching - 1863 - 356 pages
...quadrilaterals. A Circle is a plane figure inclosed by a single curved line, called its circumference, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** In popular language, however, the circumference itself is often called a circle. Circular. Semicircles... | |
| Stoddard A. Felter - Arithmetic - 1864 - 412 pages
...pyramid. Fig. 22 represents the frustum of a cone. 356. A Sphere is a solid, bounded by a convex surface, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre;** as, Fig. 23. 357. A Spheroid is a solid, generated by the revolution of an ellipse about one of -p-llr... | |
| William Frothingham Bradbury - Plane trigonometry - 1864 - 324 pages
...the altitude of IJ K L. 33. A CIRCLE is a plane bounded by a curved line, called the circumference, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre** ; as ABD E. The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called... | |
| Eli Todd Tappan - Geometry, Modern - 1864 - 288 pages
...following definitions : A CIRCLE is a portion of a plane bounded by a line called a CIRCUMFERENCE, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within called** the CENTER. 146. Theorem. — A circumference is curved throughout. For a straight line can not have... | |
| George Augustus Walton - Arithmetic - 1864 - 376 pages
...lines op in the figures.) 448. A Globe or Sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre.** SOLIDITIES AND CONVEX SURFACES. 449. The Solidity of a Parallelepiped equals theproduct of ils three... | |
| George Augustus Walton - Arithmetic - 1864 - 364 pages
...geography, navigation, and surveying. 184. A Circle is a plane surface bounded by a line, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre.** 185. The bounding line is called the Circumference of the circle. Any part of the circumference is... | |
| Thomas Baker (C.E.) - 1865 - 174 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 maybe conceived to be formed by the revolution of a semicircle about its diameter, which remains... | |
| Henry Pallett - Flour mills - 1866 - 354 pages
...fly-v,hetli, etc., etc. A circle is a figure bounded by a curved line, called the circumference, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre. The** diameter is a straight line passing through the centre, and terminated both ways 'by the circumference.... | |
| Albert Taylor Bledsoe, Sophia M'Ilvaine Bledsoe Herrick - Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) - 1867 - 1204 pages
...up of all the sides of the polygon, is called the perimeter of the polygon.'* But, on the contrary, **'A circle is a plane figure, bounded by a curved line,...distant from a point within, called the centre.'^** Now, here, as in all other works on Geometry, the polygon and the circle are defined as separate and... | |
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