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 2by Euclid - 1822 - 179 pagesFull view - About this book
| John Playfair - Geometry - 1855 - 317 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** .mother and are called radii 12. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 13. A diameter... | |
| Euclid, Isaac Todhunter - Euclid's Elements - 1867 - 400 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...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. [A radius of... | |
| Euclid, Isaac Todhunter - Euclid's Elements - 1867 - 400 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...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. [A radius of... | |
| Isaac Todhunter - Measurement - 1869 - 296 pages
...a plane figure bounded by one lino 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:** this point is called the centre of the circle. A radius of a circle is a straight line drawn from the... | |
| John Bruce Norton - Education, Higher - 1870 - 329 pages
...round about allusion to it as " a plain figure contained by one line called the circumference, and **such that all right lines drawn from a certain point...figure to the circumference are equal to one another?"** Why then should we stumble or 'be offended at the use of such terms as " Estopell," "Alimony," " Certiorari,"... | |
| Richard Wormell - Geometry, Plane - 1870 - 16 pages
...compasses. 43. A circle is a figure contained by one line, termed the circumference, such that all straight **lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal.** If we place one of the points of a pair of compasses upon a perfectly even board, and the compasses... | |
| 1871
...plane figure contained by a line, which is called its circumference, and is such, that all straight **lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another.'** Thus the circle, as defined by them, ia ' a plane figure- ' that is, a figure described in a plane,... | |
| Popular educator - 1872
...contained or bounded by a canal line, called the circumference or periphery, which is snch that aU straight **lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to** each other. This point Kg. 6. Fig. 7. is called the centre of the circle, and each of tho straight... | |
| Henry Major - Student teachers - 1873
...A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, called the circumference, such that all straight **lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another.** XVI. This point is called the centre. XVII. A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through... | |
| Euclides - 1874
...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...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. 18. A semicircle... | |
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