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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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A course of practical geometry for mechanics

William Pease - 1856
...frequently in mathematical drawings, and besides, is most simple of construction. An Ellipse, like a circle, is a " plane figure, contained by one line, which is called its circumference ;" it has two diameters, called respectively, the transverse and conjugate ; the...
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Appletons' Cyclopędia of Drawing: Designed as a Text-book for the Mechanic ...

William Ezra Worthen - Architectural drawing - 1857 - 410 pages
...regular polygons ; of which figs. 11-14 are examples, annexed to which are their respective designations. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line,...figure to the circumference, are equal to one another. And this point is called the centre of the circle. The term circle is very generally used for the circumference,...
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Appletons' Cyclopędia of Drawing: Designed as a Text-book for the Mechanic ...

William Ezra Worthen - Architectural drawing - 1857 - 410 pages
...are examples, annexed to which are their respective designations. A circle is a plane figure contamed by one line, which is called the circumference, and...figure to the circumference, are equal to one another. And this point is called the centre of the circle. The term circle is very generally used for the circumference,...
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APPLETONS' CYCLOPAEDIA OF DRAWING

W.E. WORTHEN - 1857
...regular polygons; of which figs. 11-14 are examples, annexed to which are their respective designations. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the tircwnference, and is such that all straight lines, drawn from a certain point within the figure to...
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Rudimentary Dictionary of Terms Used in Architecture: Civil, Architecture ...

John Weale - Architecture - 1859 - 596 pages
...etc., for describing circles, measuring distances, and taking the thickness of solids. Circle, a plain figure contained by one line, which is called the...within the figure to the circumference are equal to one anCHU CIRCULAR. С Г- А other, and this point is called the centre of the circle. The circumference...
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Gradations in Euclid : books i. and ii., with an explanatory preface [&c ...

Euclides - 1858
...in a figure are also points in the same plane, the figure is called a plane figure." — HOSE. 15. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circwnfermce, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the...
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The Train, Volume 5

1858
...figure, contained by one line, selfinterest, which is called the circumference, and is such, that all lines drawn from a certain point within the figure, to the circumference (i,e., all motives, from the highest to the lowest men), are equal to one another. Sometimes a circle...
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Euclid's Elements of Geometry: Chiefly from the Text of Dr. Simson, with ...

Robert Potts - Geometry, Plane - 1860 - 361 pages
...angle. XIII. A term or boundary is the extremity of any thing. XIV. A figure is that which is enclosed by one or more boundaries. XV. A circle is a plane...to one another. XVI. And this point is called the center of the circle. xvn. A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the center, and...
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Euclid's Elements of plane geometry [book 1-6] explicitly enunciated, by J ...

Euclides - 1860
...surface in reference to that of another figure, with which it is compared, is called its area. 17. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line,...figure to the circumference, are equal to one another. 18. This point is called the centre of the circle, as C. Any other point within the circle is an eccentric...
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The Intuitions of the Mind

Rev. James Mcosh - 1860
...to any length in a straight line;" "There may be such a figure as a circle, that is, a plane figure such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure are equal to one another;" and that "A circle may be described from any centre at any distance from...
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