| Euclid, James Thomson - 1837 - 410 sider
...The following, which is Euclid's definition of the semicircle, will perhaps be preferred by some : " **A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter...part of the circumference cut off by the diameter."** It may be proved that a diameter divides a circle into two equal parts, by inverting one of them and... | |
| Andrew Bell, Robert Simson - 1837 - 290 sider
...the circumference, are equal to one another. 15. This point is called the centre of the circle. 16. **A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through...centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference.** 17. A line drawn from the centre to the circumference of a circle is called a radius. 18. A semicircle... | |
| Robert Simson - 1838 - 434 sider
...circumference, are equal to one another : XVI. And this point is called the centre of the circle. xvn. . **A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through...centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference.** XVIII. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part of the circumference cut off... | |
| Euclides - 1838 - 264 sider
...term circle, there will be no necessity to alter the phraseology of the work in this respect. XIV. **A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through...centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference.** XV. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter, and the part of the circumference cut off by... | |
| Thomas Holliday - 1838 - 404 sider
...is the line which describes the circumference, turning upon B as a centre; fig. 16, plate I. 3. The **diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and** terminating in both sides of the circumference, as fig. 16, A—C. 4. The diameter is the greatest... | |
| Jeremiah Day - 1838 - 416 sider
...any portion of the circumference. A semi-circle is half, and a quadrant one fourth, of a circle. II. **A Diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the** center, and terminated both ways by the circumference. A Radius is a straight line extending from the... | |
| Jeremiah Day - 1839 - 434 sider
...any portion of the circumference. A semi-circle is half, and a quadrant one fourth, of a circle. II. **A Diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the** center, and terminated both ways by the circumference. A Radius is a straight line extending from the... | |
| Euclides - 1840 - 192 sider
...certain point within the figure, are equal. 13. That point is called the CENTRE of the circle. 14. **A DIAMETER of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and** terminating on both sides in the circumference. 15. A SEMICIRCLE is the figure contained by the diameter... | |
| Euclides - 1841 - 378 sider
...circumference, are equal to one another. XVI. And this point is called the centre of the circle. XVII. **A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through...centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference.** XVIII. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part of the circumference cut off... | |
| John Playfair - 1842 - 332 sider
...circumference, are equal to one another . 12. And this point is called the centre of the circle. 13. **A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through...centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference.** 14. A semicircle is the figure contained by a diameter and the part of the circumference cut off by... | |
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