| Henry Pallett - Flour mills - 1866 - 282 pages
...fly-v,hetli, etc., etc. A circle is a figure bounded by a curved line, called the circumference, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre.** The diameter is a straight line passing through the centre, and terminated both ways 'by the circumference.... | |
| Albert Taylor Bledsoe, Sophia M'Ilvaine Bledsoe Herrick - Literary Collections - 1867
...perimeter of the polygon.'* But, on the contrary, '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.'^** Now, here, as in all other works on Geometry, the polygon and the circle are defined as separate and... | |
| C. Davies - Mathematics - 1867 - 324 pages
...frustum of a pyramid may be inscribed in the frustum of a cone7 A SPHERE is a volume bounded by a curved **surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called** the centreThe distance from the centre to the circumference is called the radius- The diameter is a... | |
| Rolla Rouse - 1867
...height or altitude. (235.) SPHERE OR GLOBE. Is a figure terminated at all parts by a surface, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** (236.) SEGMENT of a pyramid, sphere, or other solid, is a part cut off the top by a plane parallel... | |
| Stoddard A. Felter - Arithmetic - 1868 - 340 pages
...perpendicular to AB at its centre is called the minor diameter. 313. A Sphere is a solid, bounded by a convex **surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre;** as Fig. 22. 3 14. A Spheroid is a solid, generated by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its... | |
| Edward Brooks - Geometry - 1868 - 275 pages
...frustum of a pyramid may be inscribed in the frustum of a cone. 7. ASpHEREisa volume bounded by a curved **surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** The distance from the centre to the circumference is called the radius. The diameter is a line passing... | |
| Henry Kiddle - Astronomy - 1868 - 284 pages
...bounded by lines is called a PLANE FIGURE. Pig. i. 10. A CIRCLE is a plane figure bounded by a curve line **every point of which is equally distant from, a point within, called the centre.** 11. The curve line that bounds a circle is called the CIRCUMFERENCE. 12. The DIAMETER of a circle is... | |
| John Fair Stoddard - Arithmetic - 1868 - 380 pages
...altitude is 9 feet? Ans. 183 cu.ft. SPHERES. 514. A Sphere, or Globe is a solid, bounded by a convex **surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called** the center. The Diameter of a sphere is a line passing through its centre and terminating in its surface.... | |
| John Fair Stoddard - Arithmetic - 1888 - 456 pages
...and whose altitude is 9 feet ? Ans, SFHE! R El S . A Sphere, or Globe is a solid, bounded by a convex **surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within 'called** the center. TJie Diameter of a sphere is a line passing through its centre and terminating in its surface.... | |
| Philip Thomas Main - Astronomy - 1868 - 192 pages
...few definitions and prove a few propositions relating to the geometry of the sphere. DBF. A sphere is **a surface every point of which is equally distant from a point within** it called the centre. It follows at once that every plane section of a sphere through the centre is... | |
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