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CIRCLE is a plane figure 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.
Elements of Geometry: On the Basis of Dr. Brewster's Legendre : to which is ... - Page 46
by James Bates Thomson - 1844 - 237 pages

## An Elementary Treatise on Plane and Solid Geometry

Benjamin Peirce - 1870 - 200 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),...

## The Southern Review, Volume 9; Volume 12; Volume 15

1871 - 800 pages
...plane,' still the arc of a circle answers to our author's definition of a circumference. For an arc ' is a curve line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the centre.' This definition is, however, not new. If Professor Smith will consult Montucla's History of Mathematics,...

## A Treatise on Elementary Geometry: With Appendices Containing a Collection ...

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...

## The Bryant and Stratton Business Arithmetic: A New Work, with Practical ...

...of whose base is 10 ft. ? 70.1. Spheres. — 1. A »¡¡here is a solid bounded by a curved surface, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the center. 2. The diameter or axis of a sphere is a line passing through the center, and terminated...

## A Treatise on Elementary Geometry: With Appendices Containing a Collection ...

William Chauvenet - Mathematics - 1872 - 382 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...

## New Elementary Geometry: With Practical Applications ; a Shorter Course Upon ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Geometry - 1873 - 202 pages
...CIRCLE, AND THE MEASURE OF ANGLES. DEFINITIONS. 119. 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 ; as the figure ADB E. 120. The Circumference or periphery of a circle is its entire bounding...

## New Practical Arithmetic: In which the Science and Its Applications are ...

Henry Bartlett Maglathlin - Arithmetic - 1873 - 362 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. x ^*\ B/ \ 220. An Arc...

## New Elementary Geometry: With Practical Applications : a Shorter Course Upon ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Geometry - 1874 - 206 pages
...CIRCLE, AND THE MEASURE OF ANGLES. DEFINITIONS. 119. 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 ; as the figure AD BE. 120. The Circumference or periphery of a circle is its entire bounding...