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A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another : XVI.
The Elements of Geometry, Symbolically Arranged - Page 3
by Great Britain. Admiralty - 1846

## Mensuration for beginners [With] Answers

William Dodds - 1883 - 202 pages
...THE CIRCUMFERENCE AND DIAMETER OF A CIRCLE. 96. A Circle is a plane figure bounded bj a curved line called the circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a point within the figure to the circumference are equal, and this point is called the centre of the...

## The elements of plane geometry, Volume 1

Mathematical association - 1884 - 146 pages
...between perpendiculars let fall on it from the extremities of the former. DEF. 41. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the...figure to the circumference are equal to one another. This point is called the centre of the circle. DEF. 42. A radius of a circle is a straight line drawn...

## An introduction to geometry, consisting of Euclid's Elements, book ..., Volume 1

Euclides - 1884 - 182 pages
...the word ' area ' used for, and what does ' figure ' then mean ? 8. CIRCLES. 15. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called 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 a straight line...

## The text of Euclid's geometry, book 1, uniformly and systematically arranged ...

Euclides - 1884 - 214 pages
...1. A straight line may be drawn from any one point to any other. Definition 15. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the...figure to the circumference are equal to one another. Axiom 1. Magnitudes which are equal to the same magnitude are equal to one another. Definition 24....

## The Elements of Plane Geometry ...

Association for the improvement of geometrical teaching - Geometry, Modern - 1884 - 150 pages
...between perpendiculars let fall on it from the extremities of the Jor1ner. DEF. 41. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the...figure to the circumference are equal to one another. This point is called the centre of the circle. DEF. 42. A radius of a circle is a straight line drawn...

## The Elements of Euclid, books i. to vi., with deductions, appendices and ...

Euclides - 1884 - 434 pages
...inside the circle, outside the circle, and on the oce. BOOK III. DEFINITIONS. 1. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line which is called the circumference,...within the figure to the circumference are equal. This point is called the centre of the circle, and the straight lines drawn from the centre to the...

## Stewart's specific subjects. Euclid. [1st] (-3rd stage). [With 2 issues of ...

Stewart W. and co - 1884 - 272 pages
...or more boundaries. XV. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, called the circumference, such that all straight lines drawn from a certain...to the circumference are equal to one another. XVI. This point is called the centre. XVII. A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the...

## The popular educator, Volume 1

Popular educator - 1884 - 900 pages
...is a plane figure contained or bounded by a eurml line, called the circumference or periphery, which is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to tho circumference are equal to each other. This point Fig:. 6. Fig. 7. ii called the centre of the...