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" 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
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Euclid's Elements of geometry, transl. To which are added, algebraic ...

Euclides - 1826
...drawn { r-—j one line, which is called the circum- / /\ from one point within the figure are \ j J equal to one another. 16. And this point is called...centre of the circle. 17. A diameter of a circle is a certain right line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference of the circle,...
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The Elements of Euclid: The Errors by which Theon, Or Others, Have Long ...

Robert Simson - Trigonometry - 1827 - 513 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. XVI. And this point is called the centre of the circle. XVII. A diameter of a circle is a straight...
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The First Six Books of the Elements of Euclid, with a Commentary and ...

Euclid, Dionysius Lardner - Euclid's Elements - 1828 - 324 pages
...(19) A line drawn from tire centre of a circle to its circumference is called a radius. (2(T XVII. A diameter of a circle is a right line drawn through the centre, terminated both ways in the circumference. (21) XVIII. A semicircle is the figure contained by the...
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The Elements of Euclid: Viz, the First Six Books, Together with the Eleventh ...

Euclid, Robert Simson - Geometry - 1829 - 516 pages
...figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such that all straight lihes drawn from a certain point within' the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another : XVI. Andthis point is called the centre of the circle, XVII. A diameter of a circle is a straight...
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Geometry, Plane, Solid, and Spherical, in Six Books: To which is Added, in ...

Pierce Morton - Geometry - 1830 - 272 pages
...figure contained by one / \ line, which is called the circumference, and is each that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another. This point is called the centre of the circle ; and the distance from the centre to the circumference...
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The Mechanic's Companion: Or, the Elements and Practice of Carpentry ...

Peter Nicholson - Building - 1832 - 333 pages
...called its centre. The radius of a circle is a right line drawn from the centre to the circumference. A diameter of a circle is a right line, drawn through the centre terminating on both sides of the circumference An arc of a circle is any part of the circumference....
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The First Six Books of the Elements of Euclid: With Notes

Euclid - Euclid's Elements - 1833 - 183 pages
...14. A plane figure is a plane surface, which is bounded on all sides by one or more lines. . Fig. 5. 15. A circle is a plane figure bounded by one line,...figure to the circumference, are equal to one another. 1 6. And this point is called the centre of the circle. See N. 17. A diameter of a circle is a right...
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The Elements of Euclid: Viz. the First Six Books, Together with the Eleventh ...

Euclid - 1835 - 513 pages
...contained by one line, which Book I. is called the circumference, and is such that all straight vpr"-' lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another. XVI. And this point is calledihe centre of the circle. XVII. A diameter of a circle is a straight line...
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Library of Useful Knowledge: Geometry, plane, solid, and spherical [by ...

Mathematics - 1835
...line, which is called the circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a cer- " tain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another. This point is called the centre of the circle ; and the distance from the centre to the circumference...
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The Teacher's Assistant in the "Course of Mathematics Adapted to the Method ...

Mathematics - 1836 - 472 pages
...plain 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. 12. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 13. A diameter of a circle is a straight line...
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