Books Books 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 : 16. The First Six Books with Notes - Page 2
by Euclid - 1822 - 179 pages A Practical Treatise of Perspective, on the Principles of Dr. Brook Taylor

Edward Edwards - Perspective - 1806 - 313 pages
...plain figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is fuch, that all ftraight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another. The point from which fuch lines are drawn, is called the center of the circle. A 'diameter of a circle,... An Essay on the Teeth of Wheels: Comprehending Principles, and Their ...

Robertson Buchanan - Gearing - 1808 - 164 pages
...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, and this point is called the centre of the circle. 4. The radius of a circle, is a right line drawn... The carpenter's new guide

Peter Nicholson - 1808
...43. The radius of a circle is a right line drawnfrom the centre to the circumference, «aba/ W. 44. A diameter of a circle is a right line drawn through the centre, terminating on «f the circumference, as с d at W. 45. 45. An arch of a circle is qny part of the... The principles of architecture, Volume 1

Peter Nicholson - 1809
...radius vfa circlf is a right 'line drawn from the centre to the .circumference, as a 6, at A. 44-. A diameter of a circle is a right line drawn through the centre, terminating on both sides of the circumference, as, cd, at B. i , ( . 45. An are of a circle is any... Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopædia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory ..., Volume 5

John Mason Good - 1813
...such that all straight lines drawn from a certiiu point within the figure to the circumference, агч equal to one another. 16. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 17. A diameter of a ciicle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both vays by the circumference.... Elements of Geometry: Containing the First Six Books of Euclid, with a ...

John Playfair - Euclid's Elements - 1819 - 333 pages
...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. XII. And this point is called the centre of the circle. XIII. A diameter of a circle is a straight... Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopædia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory ..., Volume 5

John Mason Good - 1819
...dra'.vn from a cenain |X)int within the figure ю the circumference, агв equal to one another. 10. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 17. A diameter of я circle isa üraight line drawn thioiigh th'^ centre, and terminated b >th ways by the circumference.... Practical Essays on Mill Work and Other Machinery, Volume 1

Robertson Buchanan - Machinery - 1823 - 588 pages
...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, and this point is called the centre of the circle. 57- The radius of a circle, is a straight line drawn... A Popular Course of Pure and Mixed Mathematics ...: With Tables of ...

Peter Nicholson - Mathematics - 1825 - 372 pages
...straight lines drawn from a {. .J , certain point within the figure to the circumfe- \ /" i rence, are equal to one another. \ / 16. And this point is...centre of the circle. 17- A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference. 1 8. A semicircle... 