| Francis Joseph Grund - Geometry, Plane - 1834 - 204 pages
...arcs of circles, described with any radius between their legs. The circumference is, for this purpose, **divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes** ; each minute, again, into 60 equal parts, called seconds, &c. 16. The magnitude of an angle does not... | |
| Olinthus Gregory - Mathematics - 1834 - 484 pages
...(See the next figure.) 3. The circumference of a circle is supposed to be divided or to be divisible **into 360 equal parts, called degrees; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes;** each of these into 60 equal parts, called seconds ; and so on to the minutest possible subdivisions.... | |
| Thomas Spofford - Almanacs, American - 1835 - 84 pages
...circumference ia equally distant from a point within the circle, called the centre. The circumference of every **circle is supposed to be 'divided into 360 equal parts called degrees ; each degree into 60 equal** parls called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds. Colurea ; those two meridians... | |
| Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1835 - 630 pages
...brazen meridian is the circle in which the artificial globe turns, divided into 360 degrees. Every **circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees, each degree into** CO equal ports, called minutes, each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds, Sic. ; a degree is... | |
| John Lee Comstock - Physics - 1835 - 308 pages
...another constellation, and neai the star a. Each of the 12 signs of the zodiac is divided into 30 smaller **parts, called degrees; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes, and each minute into** GO parts, called seconds. The division of the zodiac into signs, is of very ancient date, each sign... | |
| John Lee Comstock - 1835 - 308 pages
...another constellation, and neai the star a. Each of the 12 signs of the zodiac is divided into 30 smaller **parts, called degrees; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes, and each minute into** (50 parts, called seconds. The division of the zodiac into signs, is of very ancient date, each sign... | |
| John Lee Comstock - Physics - 1836 - 308 pages
...already seen, the sun appears to move Each of the 12 signs of the zodiac is divided (nto 30 smaller **parts, called degrees; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes, and each minute into** BO parts, called seconds.) The division of the zodiac into signs, is of very ancient date, each sign... | |
| Thomas Holliday - Surveying - 1838 - 404 pages
...lines which form it, but in their opening or inclination to each other. 2. The circumference of every **circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts,...into 60 equal parts, called minutes; and each' minute** again into 60 equal parts, called seconds. The angles are measured by the number of degrees, &c., cut... | |
| Jeremiah Day - Geometry - 1838 - 416 pages
...measuring the latter, a circle is introduced. The periphery of every circle, whether great or small, **is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, each degree into 60** minutes, each minute into 60 seconds, each second into 60 thirds, &c., marked with the characters °,... | |
| Thomas Kerigan - Nautical astronomy - 1838 - 804 pages
...hemisphere, and the other, the southern hemisphere. — The equator, like all other great circles, is **divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes** ; each minute into , 60 equal parts, called seconds, and so on. The Meridian of any place on the earth... | |
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