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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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An English primer; compiled under the superintendence of E.C. Lowe

Edward Clarke Lowe - 1866
...which is enclosed by one or more boundaries. 15. 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. 1C. 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 advanced lesson book, by E.T. Stevens and C. Hole

Edward Thomas Stevens - 1866
...product is the area. DD THE CIRCLE. Definition : — A circle J8 a plane figure bounded by one line called the circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from, a certain point within the circle to the circumference are equal to one another. This point is called the centre of the circle....
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The Elements of Euclid for the Use of Schools and Colleges: Comprising the ...

Euclid, Isaac Todhunter - Euclid's Elements - 1867 - 400 pages
...is the extremity of any thing. 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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Euclid's Elements of Geometry: Chiefly from the Text of Dr. Simson, with ...

Robert Potts - 1868 - 410 pages
...that which is less than a right angle. XTTI. A term or boundary is the extremity of any thing. xrv. XV. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line,...all straight lines drawn from a certain point within tie figure to the circumference, are equal to one another. XVI. And this point is called the center...
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Elementary mensuration

Septimus Tebay - Measurement - 1868 - 115 pages
...10. An acute angle is less than a right angle. 11. A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, called the circumference, and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within it to the circumference are equal to one another. 12. And this point is called the centre of the circle...
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Mensuration for Beginners: With Numerous Examples

Isaac Todhunter - Measurement - 1869 - 296 pages
...polygon which are not adjacent is also called a 15. A circle is a plane figure bounded by one lino which is called the circumference, and is such that...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...
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An Elementary Course of Plane Geometry

Richard Wormell - Geometry, Plane - 1870 - 16 pages
...Circumferences.— Use of compasses. 43. A circle is a figure contained by one line, termed the circumference, such that all straight lines drawn from a certain...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...
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The Educational Speeches of the Hon'ble John Bruce Norton

John Bruce Norton - Education, Higher - 1870 - 329 pages
...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 within the 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,"...
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Gradations in Euclid : books i. and ii., with an explanatory preface [&c ...

Euclides - 1870
...same plane, the figure is called a plane figure." — HOSE. 15. A circle (circulus, a ring, or hoop) is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference (circumferre, to carry round), and is such that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within...
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Elements of geometry, containing the first two (third and fourth ..., Part 1

Euclides - 1871
...is less than a right angle. XII. A FIGURE is that which is enclosed by one or -ore boundaries. XIII. A CIRCLE is a plane figure contained by one line,...CIRCUMFERENCE, and is such, that all straight lines drawn to the circumference from a certain point (called the CENTRE) within the figure are eqxial to one another....
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