| Euclides - 1852 - 48 pages
...a plane figure bounded by one line called the circumference, and is of such a kind, that all right **lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal** to one another ; as, the circle DBF. 17. This point is called the centre of the circle, and the right... | |
| Euclides - 1853 - 146 pages
...the extremity of any thing." xrv. A figure is that which is inclosed by one or more boundaries. xv. **A circle is a plane figure contained by one line,...point within the figure to the circumference are equal** to one another. XVI. And this point is called the centre of the circle. XVII. A diameter of a circle... | |
| Royal Military Academy, Woolwich - Mathematics - 1853 - 400 pages
...is the extremity of anything. 14. A figure is that which is enclosed by one or more boundaries. 15. **A circle is a plane figure contained by one line,...point within the figure to the circumference are equal** to one another. 16. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 17. A diameter of a circle is... | |
| Euclides - Geometry - 1853 - 176 pages
...any thing. XIV. A figure is that which is enclosed by one or more boundaries. XV. A circle is a plain **figure contained by one line, which is called the...within the figure to the circumference, are equal** to one another. XVI. And this point is called the centre of the circle. XVII. A diameter of a circle... | |
| Euclides - Geometry - 1853 - 334 pages
...plane figure is to be understood. XV. A circle is defined to be a plane figure, contained by one line, **such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure, to** meet this one line, are equal to one another. XVI. This one line is called the circumference of the... | |
| William Somerville Orr - Science - 1854 - 534 pages
...circle is a plane figure enclosed by one line, which is called the circumference of the circle : it **is such, that all straight lines, drawn from a certain...within the figure to the circumference, are equal** to one another. This point is called the centre of the circle. And any line drawn from the centre to... | |
| Euclides - 1855 - 270 pages
...solid figures, as well as to plane figures. XV. A circle is a plane figure contained [or, bounded] **by one line, which is called the circumference, and...within the figure to the circumference, are equal** to one another. The circumference of a circle is its boundary. The space contained within the boundary,... | |
| Robert Rawson - 1856 - 178 pages
...the extremity of any thing." xrv. A figure is that which is inclosed by one or more boundaries. XV. **A circle is a plane figure contained by one line,...within the figure to the circumference, are equal** to one another. XVL And this point is called the centre of the circle. XVH. A diameter of a circle... | |
| 1856 - 422 pages
...is a plane figure contained or bounded by a curve line, called the circumference or periphery, which **is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain...point within the figure to the circumference are equal** to each other. This point is called the centre of the circle, and each of the straight Unes is called... | |
| William Pease - 1856 - 108 pages
...frequently in mathematical drawings, and besides, is most simple of construction. An Ellipse, like **a circle, is a " plane figure, contained by one line, which is called** its circumference ;" it has two diameters, called respectively, the transverse and conjugate ; the... | |
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