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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 Elements of Euclid, the parts read in the University of Cambridge [book ... - Page 2
by Euclides - 1846
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Minutes of the Committee of Council on Education, with Appendices, Volume 2

Great Britain. Committee on Education - 1850
...following definitions, of a circle and parallel straight lines, point out two errors. (1.) A circle iť a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such that all lines drawn from a certain point within the figure are equal to one another. (2.) Parallel lines are...
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The First Two Books of the Elements of Euclid ... with Additional Figures ...

Euclides - 1852
...figure contained by one boundary. Fig. 2. and Jig. 3. figures contained by more than one boundary.] XV. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line,...circumference, and is such that all straight lines B 3 BOOK I. drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference, are equal to one another....
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The Elements of Euclid [book 1] for beginners, by J. Lowres

Euclides - 1852
...a plane figure bounded by one line called the circumference, and is of such a kind, that all right lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another ; as, the circle DBF. 17. This point is called the centre of the circle, and the right line drawn from...
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The popular educator, Volumes 1-2; Volume 5

Popular educator - 1852
...a ame line, called the cireumference or periphery, which is such that all straight linen drawn trom a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to each other. This point is called the centre of the circle, and each of the straight lines is called...
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The geometry, by T. S. Davies. Conic sections, by Stephen Fenwick

Royal Military Academy, Woolwich - Mathematics - 1853
...is the extremity of anything. 14. A figure is that which is enclosed by one or more boundaries. 15. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line,...figure to the circumference are equal to one another. 16. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 17. A diameter of a circle is a straight line...
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The Elements of Euclid. Books I.-VI.; XI. 1-21 XII. 1-2. A New Text ..., Book 1

Euclides - Geometry - 1853
...plane figure is to be understood. XV. A circle is defined to be a plane figure, contained by one line, such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure, to meet this one line, are equal to one another. XVI. This one line is called the circumference of the...
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Orr's Circle of the Sciences: The mathematical sciences

William Somerville Orr - Science - 1854
...circle is a plane figure enclosed by one line, which is called the circumference of the circle : it is such, that all straight lines, drawn from a certain...figure to the circumference, are equal to one another. This point is called the centre of the circle. And any line drawn from the centre to the circumference...
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The Elements of geometry; or, The first six books, with the eleventh and ...

Euclides - 1855
...solid figures, as well as to plane figures. XV. A circle is a plane figure contained [or, bounded] by one line, which is called the circumference, and...figure to the circumference, are equal to one another. The circumference of a circle is its boundary. The space contained within the boundary, is called the...
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Mensuration of lines, areas, surfaces, and volumes

Robert Rawson - 1856
...which is less than a right angle. /^ XHL " A term or boundary is the extremity of any thing." xrv. A figure is that which is inclosed by one or more...figure to the circumference, are equal to one another. XVL And this point is called the centre of the circle. XVH. A diameter of a circle is a straight line...
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The Popular Educator, Volume 1

1856
...is a plane figure contained or bounded by a curve line, called the circumference or periphery, which is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain...within the figure to the circumference are equal to each other. This point is called the centre of the circle, and each of the straight Unes is called...
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