| Anna Cabot Lowell - Astronomy - 1850 - 412 pages
...Planet. Sidereal and Apparent Time. § 1. A sphere is a solid terminated by a curved surface, all the **points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre.** The radius of a sphere is a straight line drawn from the centre to a point in the surface ; the diameter,... | |
| Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1852 - 436 pages
...be circumscribed about the pyramid. 9. The SPHERE is a solid terminated by a curved surface, all the **points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** The sphere may be generated by the revolution of a semicircle DAE, about its diameter DE : for, the... | |
| Charles Davies - Geometry - 1854 - 436 pages
...be circumscribed about the pyramid. 9. The SPHERE is a solid terminated by a curved surface, all the **points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** The sphere may be generated by the revolution of a semicircle DAE, about its diameter DE : for, the... | |
| George Roberts Perkins - Geometry - 1856 - 460 pages
...COMBINATION WITH THE STRAIGHT LINE. DEFINITIONS. I. The circumference of a circle is a curved line, all the **points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre.** The circle is the space bounded by the circumference. II. Any straight line drawn from the centre to... | |
| Sarah S. Cornell - Geography - 1857 - 422 pages
...Clrele. — A Circle is a plane figure bounded by one continuous line, called its circumference ; all the **points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre** of the circle. Thus, in the adjoining figure, if the points A, D, E, and B are equally distant from... | |
| Bourdon (M., Louis Pierre Marie) - Arithmetic - 1858 - 262 pages
...divisions of the Circle. — The circumference of a circle is defined in geometry a recutiant line, all the **points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** In all the scientific works in this country, the circumference is divided into 360 equal parts, called... | |
| Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox - Rifle practice - 1859 - 308 pages
...TUB CIRCLE AND THE MEASURING OF ANGLES. "WK give the name of circumference to a curved line, all the **points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** ,, The part of the surface contained in the circumference is called the circle. Every right line joining... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1860 - 446 pages
...diameter by 3.14159. (Leg. V. 11. Sch.) Note. — The circumference of a circle is a curve line, all the **points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** The diameter of a. circle is a straight line which passes through the centre, and is terminated on... | |
| George Payn Quackenbos - Physics - 1860 - 484 pages
...equal ; j _,' H 0 as, IJ KL, 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, AB CD, Fig. 24. 23. The Axis of a sphere is a straight line passing through its centre and terminating... | |
| Sophia S. Cornell - Geography - 1861 - 414 pages
...Circle.—A Circle is a plane figure bounded by one continuous line, called its circumference ; all the **points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre** of the circle. Thus, in the adjoining figure, if the points A, D, E, and B are equally distant from... | |
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