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Page 8 - A plane rectilineal angle is the inclination of two straight lines to one another, -which meet together, but are not in the same straight line.
Page 9 - CHG; and they are adjacent angles; but when a straight line standing on another straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another...
Page 9 - A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such, that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another.
Page 13 - Of four-sided figures, a SQUARE is that which has all its sides equal, and all its angles right angles.
Page 9 - When a straight line standing on another straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of the angles is called a right angle; and the straight line which stands on the other is called a perpendicular to it.
Page 14 - Parallel straight lines are such as are in the same plane, and which being produced ever so far both ways, do not meet.
Page 8 - A plane angle is the inclination of two lines to one another* in a plane, which meet together, but are not in the same direction.
Page 13 - A rhomboid, is that which has its opposite sides equal to one another, but all its sides are not equal, nor its angles right angles.