| James Mitchell - Physical sciences - 1823 - 576 pages
...SPECULUM, the same as Mirror. SPHERK. or ULOBE, in Geometry, is a solid contained under one uniform **surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre** of the sphere, and may be conceived to be generated by the revolution ot a semi-circle Rbout its diameter,... | |
| Anthony Nesbit - Surveying - 1824 - 434 pages
...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.** 14. The segment of a sphere is any part of it cut off by a plane. If the plane pass through the centre,... | |
| Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1826 - 164 pages
...having a circle for its base. 8. A sphere is a solid bounded by one continued convex surface, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre.** Mensuration of Solids teaches to determine the spaces included bv contiguous surfaces, and the sum... | |
| Montgomery Robert Bartlett - Education - 1828
...circumference by 3.14159. NOTE 1. A globe is a rouml, solid body, bounded by a surface, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre.** OBs. 1. The surface of a globe may be found by the following The largest ball near the top of the spire... | |
| Alexander Ingram - 1830
...how to compute the sides and angles of spherical triangles. A SPHERE is a solid bounded by a curve **surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within** it, called the centre. A sphere may be conceived to be generated by a semicircle revolving about its... | |
| Catharine Esther Beecher - Arithmetic - 1833 - 283 pages
...cube root of 614125. A circle is a figure contained by one line called the circumference, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre.** The diameter of a circle, is a line drawn through the centre, dividing it into two equal parts. It... | |
| Richard Green Parker - Physics - 1838 - 213 pages
...CD, CO, CR, and CA, are radii. 2. A circle ia a perfectly round figure, every part of the outer edge **of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** [See Fig. 6.] 4. The lines drawn through the centre, and terminating in both ends at the circumference,... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1839 - 305 pages
...is a round pyramid, baring a circular base. 8. A sphere is a solid, bounded by one continued convex **surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** The sphere may be conceived to be formed by the revolution of a semicircle about its diameter, which... | |
| Mathematics - 1841 - 218 pages
...X. To find the solidity of a globe, or sphere. DEFINITION. — A globe or sphere is (J) a round body **bounded by a surface every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre;** a line passing from one side to the other through the centre is called the diameter, or axis. RULE.... | |
| Charles Guilford Burnham - Arithmetic - 1841 - 312 pages
...is a round pyramid, having a circular base. 8. A sphere is a solid, bounded by one continued convex **surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** The sphere may be conceived to be formed by the revolution of a semicircle about its diameter, which... | |
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