| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1852 - 408 pages
...perpendicular distance between them 52 chains ? QUEST. — 831. How do you find the area of a trapezoid J 332. **A circle is a portion of a plane bounded by a curved line, every** part of which is equally distant from a certain point within, called the centre. The curved line AEBD... | |
| Charles Davies - 1852 - 336 pages
...the parallel sides are 20 and 32 chains, and the perpendicular distance between them 26 chains ? o2o. **A circle is a portion of a plane bounded by a curved line,** called the circicmference. Every point of the circumference is equally distant from a certain point... | |
| Ezra S. Winslow - Mechanical engineering - 1853 - 252 pages
...parameter. A Sphere, or globe, is a perfectly round substance — a solid contained under a curved surface, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** Its axis, or diameter, is any right line passing from a side through the centre to the opposite side.... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - 1854
...Ans. 13.92+ feet. ART. 2841. 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. The** diameter of a sphere is a straight line passing through the centre, and terminated by the surface ;... | |
| Henry Kiddle - 1854
...and BG the minor axis of the ellipse. A sphere or globe is a round body, every part of the surface **of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre.** A hemisphere is a half of a globe. The diameter of a sphere is a straight line drawn through the centre,... | |
| John Brocklesby - Astronomy - 1855 - 321 pages
...centre, (Latin) out of the centre. 19. A SPHERE. 'A sphere is a solid, bounded by a curved surface, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre;** every line passing through this centre, and limited by the surface, is a diameter. The half of this... | |
| Dana Pond Colburn - Arithmetic - 1855 - 366 pages
...straight line all the way ? 23O. Solids. (a.) A SPHERE is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** (6.) A line drawn from the centre to the surface is called a RADIUS, and a line drawn from any point... | |
| John Fair Stoddard - Arithmetic - 1856 - 292 pages
...NONAOON ; that of ten, a DECAGON ; that of twelve, a DODECAGON, &c. A CIRCLE is a plane, terminated **by a curved line, every point of which is equally...distant from a point within, called the centre. The** curved line is called the circumference. The DIAMETER of a circle is a line passing through the centre,... | |
| D P Colburn - 1856
...straight line all the way ? 23O. Solids. (a.) A. SPHERE is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every part **of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre.** (6.) A line drawn from the centre to the surface is called a KAWIIJS, and a line drawn from any point... | |
| THOMAS SOLLY - 1856
...conceptions in the above instance united in the conception of the cause; the flight through the air in **a curved line, every point of which is equally distant from a** certain imaginary fixed point and an imaginary straight line, are the representations united in the... | |
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