| Sophia S. Cornell - Science - 1861 - 405 pages
...magnitude of the radius. Definition of a Sphere.—A Sphere is a tody hounded hy one continuous surface, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within called** its centre. Any line drawn from the centre to the surface is called a radius. A line passing through... | |
| Alfred Newsom Niblett - 1861
...axis or diameter of the sphere ; or it is a solid bounded by one continued convex surface, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** EULE. Multiply the cube of the diameter by '5936, or the cube of the circumference by -016867, and... | |
| George Payn Quackenbos - Physics - 1862 - 450 pages
...one that changes its direction at every point; as, GH. 4. A Circle is a figure bounded by a curve, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the Centre.** Fig. 16 represents a circle, and E its centre. 5. The Circumference of a circle is the curve that bounds... | |
| CHARLES DAVIES, LL.D. - 1863
...proportionals. BOOK III. CIRCLE, AND THE MEASUREMENT OF ANGLES. DEFINITIONS. 1. A CIRCLE is a plane figure, **bounded by a curved, line, every point of which is...distant from a point within, called the centre. The** bounding line is called the circumference. 2. A RADIUS is a straight line drawn from the centre to... | |
| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1863 - 336 pages
...the parallel sides are 20 and 32 chains, and the perpendicular distance between them 26 chains ? 394. **A CIRCLE is a portion of a plane, bounded by a curved line,** called the circumference. Every point of the circumference is equally distant from a certain point... | |
| Marcius Willson - Object-teaching - 1863 - 336 pages
...quadrilaterals. A Circle is a plane figure inclosed by a single curved line, called its circumference, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** In popular language, however, the circumference itself is often called a circle. Circular. Semicircles... | |
| Stoddard A. Felter - Mathematics - 1864 - 394 pages
...parallel side opposite the base, or that side produced ; as, EF, Fig. 10. 346. A Circle is a plane surface **bounded by a curved line, every point of which is...equally distant from a point within called the centre** ; as, ABC D. 347. The Circumference of a circle is the curved line by which it is bounded ; as, ABC... | |
| William Batchelder Bradbury - Plane trigonometry - 1864
...the altitude of IJ K L. 33. A CIRCLE is a plane bounded by a curved line, called the circumference, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre** ; as ABD E. The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called... | |
| George Augustus Walton, Mrs. Electra Nobles Lincoln Walton - Arithmetic - 1873 - 335 pages
...geography, navigation, and surveying. 184. A Circle is a plane surface bounded by a line, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre.** 185. The bounding line is called the Circumference of the circle. Any part of the circumference is... | |
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