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A Treatise on Surveying, Containing the Theory and Practice: To which is ... - Page 27
by John Gummere - 1841 - 266 pages
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Trigonometry, Plane and Spherical: With the Construction and Application of ...

Thomas Simpson - Trigonometry - 1810 - 125 pages
...certain right lines in and about the circle be supposed divided into some assigned number of equal parts. 2. The periphery of every circle is supposed to be divided into 36O equal parts, called degrees; and each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute...
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A New Treatise on the Use of the Globes: Or, A Philosophical View of the ...

Thomas Keith - Astronomy - 1811 - 346 pages
...ascention, for the beginning of the year 1804, was 13° 14' 43" and its declination 80° "15' 44" north. $ Every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal...degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parts called minutes ; each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds, &c. ; a degree is, therefore, only a relative idea,...
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A pocket encyclopędia, or library of general knowledge

Edward Augustus Kendall - 1811
...measured by the arcs of a circle, contained between the two legs, having the angular point for its centre. Ev.ery circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal...parts, called degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parti, called minutes $ each minute into' 60 equal parts, called seconds. " An angle is said to be...
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The Theory and Practice of Surveying: Containing All the Instructions ...

Robert Gibson, D. P. Adams - Surveying - 1811 - 508 pages
...parts, called semicircles ; and is double the radius, as AB or DE. fig. 8. m *!6. The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, and each degree into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts caled seconds,...
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A System of Geometry and Trigonometry: Together with a Treatise on Surveying ...

Abel Flint - Surveying - 1813 - 168 pages
...divides the Circle into two equal parts, called Semicircles; as AB or DE. Fig. 5. 14. The Circumference of every Circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts called Degrees; and each Degree into 60 equal parts, called Minutes; and each Minute into 60 equal parts, called Seconds;...
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Elements of Crystallography: After the Method of Haüy; With, Or Without ...

Friedrich Christian Accum - Crystallography - 1813 - 396 pages
...the circumference of a circle is the standard of comparison. This circle, of whatever size it may be, is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree is again subdivided into 60 equal parts, called minutes, and every minute is subdivided into 60 seconds...
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A compendious and complete system of modern geography: or, A view of the ...

Jedidiah Morse - Geography - 1814 - 670 pages
...equal to two radii, or the longest straight line, that can be drawn in a circle. The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree into 60 minutes ; each minute into 60 seconds. An arc of a circle is the measure of an angle. Thus a right...
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The Theory and Practice of Surveying

Surveying - 1814
...equal parts, called semicircles; and isdoublethe radius, as AB or DE. fig. 8. 16. The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, and each degree into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds,...
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A Treatise of Plane Trigonometry: To which is Prefixed, a Summary View of ...

Jeremiah Day - Logarithms - 1815 - 126 pages
...measuring the latter, a circle is introduced. The periphery of every circle, whether great or small, is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, each degree into- 6O minutes, etich minute into 60 second?, each second into 60 thirds, &.c. marked with flie characters...
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The Young Man's Best Companion and Guide to Useful Knowledge

John Dougall - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1815 - 476 pages
...-complement, or shortrv, the co-sine of the ar<j В S. The circumference of the globe of the earth being divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, each degree into 60 equal parts called nantītes, each minute into OU equal part« called seconds, each second into (Hi equal parts called...
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