| Benjamin Greenleaf - 1869 - 516 pages
...CIRCLE, AND THE MEASURE 0F ANGLES. DEFINITI0NS. 152. A CIBCLE is a plane figare bounded by a curved **line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre;** as the figure ADB E. 153. The CIRCUMFERENCE or PERIPHERY of a circle is its entire bounding line ;... | |
| George Payn Quackenbos - Physics - 1869 - 450 pages
...rectangle whose sides are equal; as, IJKL, Fig. 23. 22. A Sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, **all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre;** as, ABCD, Fig. 24. " 23. The Axis of a sphere is a straight line passing through its centre and terminating... | |
| Henry Bartlett Maglathlin - Arithmetic - 1869 - 332 pages
...latitude and longitude, difference of direction, etc. 218. A Circle is a plane figure, bounded by a curved **line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within, called** the center. 219. The Circumference of a circle is its entire bounding line. 220. An Arc of a circle... | |
| Aaron Schuyler - Logic - 1859 - 180 pages
...real definition is a definition of a thing. Thus, a sphere is a volume bounded by a curved surface **all the points of which are equally distant from a point within.** 3d. A genetic definition is a definition exhibiting the mode of producing the thing. Thus, a sphere... | |
| Benjamin Peirce - 1870 - 198 pages
...AND THE MEASURE OF ANGLES. 85. Definitions. The circumference of a circle is a curved Zme, all tlie **points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the centre. The circle is the** apace terminated by this curved line. Diameter, Inscribed Lines. line, as AB, ./2C, JID (fig. 43),... | |
| Charles Davies - Geometry - 1870 - 319 pages
...bisect each other at right angles. GEOMETRY. BOOK II, OF THE CIRCLE DEFINITIONS. 1. THE ciicumference **of a circle is a curve line, all the points of which are equally distant from a** certain point within called the centre. 3. The circle is the space bounded by this curve line. 3. Every... | |
| 1871 - 788 pages
...author's definition of the circumference of a circle. ' The circumference of a circle,' says he, ' **is a curve line, all the points of which are equally distant** 1 Todhunter's Geometry, Def. 14; Playfair's Euclid, Def. 10. Both authors use precisely the same words... | |
| William Chauvenet - Geometry - 1871 - 380 pages
...the figure. BOOK II. THE CIRCLE. 1. DEFINITIONS. A circle is a portion of a plane bounded by a curve, **all the points of which are equally distant from a point within** it called the centre. The curve which bounds the circle is called its circumference: Any straight line... | |
| William Chauvenet - Geometry - 1872 - 368 pages
...the figure. BOOK II. THE CIRCLE. 1. DEFINITIONS. A circle is a portion of a plane bounded by a curve, **all the points of which are equally distant from a point within** it called the centre. The curve which bounds the circle is called its circumference. Any straight line... | |
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