| 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
...AND THE MEASUREMENT OF ANGLES. DEFINITIONS. 1. A CIRCLE is a plane figure, bounded by a curved, line, **every point of which is equally 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... | |
| Isaac Todhunter - Spherical trigonometry - 1863 - 132 pages
...Numerical Solution of Spherical Triangles .... 123 I. GREAT AND SMALL CIRCLES. 1. A SPHERE is a solid **bounded by a surface every point of which is equally distant from a** fixed point which is called the centre of the sphere. The straight line which joins any point of the... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| Stoddard A. Felter - Arithmetic - 1864 - 407 pages
...that side produced ; as, EF, I^ier. 10. IJ I ". 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... | |
| George Augustus Walton - Arithmetic - 1864 - 348 pages
...lines op in the figures.) 448. A Globe or Sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre.** SOLIDITIES AND CONVEX SURFACES. 449. The Solidity of a Parallelepiped equals theproduct of ils three... | |
| 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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