Books Books A sphere is a solid bounded by a surface all points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre. A Grammar Shcool Arithmetic - Page 328
by George Albert Wentworth - 1886 - 372 pages ## The Elements of Astronomy: Or, The World as it Is, and as it Appears

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,... ## Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry

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... ## Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry from the Works of A.M. Legendre ...

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... ## Plane and Solid Geometry: To which is Added Plane and Spherical Trigonometry ...

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

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's Arithmetic: Containing a Discussion of the Theory of Numbers

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... ## Rifles and Rifle Practice: An Elementary Treatise Upon the Theory of Rifle ...

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... ## Higher Arithmetic : Or, The Science and Application of Numbers: Combining ...

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

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... 