| Thomas Simpson - Calculus - 1750
...Magnitudes are to be confidered as generated by the continual Motion of fume of their Bounds or Extremes; as **a Line by the Motion of a Point ; a Surface by the Motion of a Line** ; and a Solid by the Motion of a Surface. 2. Every Quantity fo generated is called a variable, or •... | |
| Thomas Simpson - Calculus - 1776 - 576 pages
...are to be confidered as generated by the continual Moción of fomc of their Bounds or Extremes ; as **a Line by the Motion of a Point ; a Surface by the Motion of a Line** ; and a Solid by the Motion of a. Surface. 2. Every Quantity fo generated is called a variable, or... | |
| Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1797
...publication on the fubjeft. In this branch of mathematics, magnitudes.of every Jcind are fi'.ppofed **generated by motion ; a line by the motion of a point, a** furface by the motion of a line, and a folid by the motion of a furface. And forne part of a figure... | |
| George Baron - Mathematics - 1804
...request of Walter Folger, jua, Naar tucket. DEFINITIONs,. 5 1. Every quantity is here considered as **generated by motion; a line by the motion of a point; a surface by the motion of a line;** .a solid by the motion of a surface.* f 2. The quantity thus generated is-, called the, fluent or flowing... | |
| George Baron - Mathematics - 1804
...Republished at the- request cf Walter folger, jun, tucAtt. If 1. Every quantity is here considered as rated **by motion ; a line by the motion of a point ; a surface by the motion of a line** ; a solid by the motion of a surface.* 1 2. The quantity thus generated is called the fluent or flowing... | |
| Henry Kett - Literary Criticism - 1805
...magnitudes or quantities are supposed to be generated by motion. Thus, a line is supposed to be generated **by the motion of a point, a surface by the motion of a line,** and a solid by the motion of a surface. Algebra and geometry lend their aid to this sublime science.... | |
| Henry Kett - Books and reading - 1805
...magnitudes or quantities are supposed to be generated by motion. Thus, a line is supposed to be generated **by the motion of a point, a surface by the motion of a line,** and a solid by the motion of a surface. Algebra and geometry lend their aid to this sublime science.... | |
| Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1807
...small parts, but as generated by continued motion, by means of which they increase or decrease. As, **a line by the motion of a point ; a surface by the motion of a line** ; and a solid by the motion of a surface. So likewise, time may be considered as represented by aline,... | |
| Charles Hutton, Olinthus Gregory - Mathematics - 1811
...small parts, but as generated by continued motion, by means of which they increase or decrease. As, **a line by the motion of a point ; a surface by the motion of a line** ; and a solid by the motion of a surface. §o likewise, time may be considered as represented by a... | |
| Samuel Vince - Calculus - 1812 - 256 pages
...PRINCIPLES OF FLUXIONS. SECTION I, DEFINITIONS. \ RTICLE 1. Every quantity is here considered JL\. as **generated by motion ; a line by the motion of a point ; a surface by the motion of a line** ; a solid by the motion of a surface*. 2. The quantity thus generated is called the fluent, or flowing... | |
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