| David Steel - 1805 - 392 pages
...gradually tapers to the vertex. A Sphere, or globe, is a solid bounded by one uniform convex surface, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called** the centre. The sphere may be conceived to be formed by the rotation of a semi-circle about its diameter.... | |
| Samuel Webber - Mathematics - 1808 - 520 pages
...triangular, or square, or hexagonal, 8. A sphere is a solid, bounded by one continued convex surface, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called** the centre* The sphere may be conceived to be formed by the revolution of a semicircle about its diameter,... | |
| William Nicholson - Natural history - 1809 - 700 pages
...GLOBE, a round or spherical body, more usually called a sphere, bounded by one uniform convex surface, **every point of .which is equally distant from a point within called** its centre. Euclid defines the globe or sphere, to be a solid figure described by the revolution of... | |
| William Nicholson - 1809 - 752 pages
...GLOBE, a round or spherical body, more usually called a sphere, bounded by one uniform convex surface, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within called** its centre. Euclid defines Ihr globe or sphere, to bč a solid figure described by the revolution of... | |
| Oliver Welch - Arithmetic - 1812 - 236 pages
...find the solidity of a globe, or spher-e. NB A globe or sphere is a round body boundedby a surface **every point of which is equally distant from a point within called** the centre ; a line passing from one side to the other through the centre is called the diameter, or... | |
| William Nicholson - Natural history - 1819 - 394 pages
...GLOBE, a round or spherical body, more usually called a sphere, bounded by one uniform convex surface, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called** its centre. Euclid defines the globe or sphere, to be a solid figure described by the revolution of... | |
| Anthony Nesbit, W. Little - Measurement - 1822 - 916 pages
...48. The arc of a quadrant contains 90 degrees, which is the measure of a right angle. 49. An ellipse **is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, called the circumference;** but as the figure is not a circle, it is described from two points in the loneest diameter, called... | |
| William Jillard Hort - 1822 - 308 pages
...height, and take one third of the product. A sphere is a solid, bounded by one continued convex surface, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called** the centre. Rule for finding the surface of a sphere or any segment or zone thereof. Multiply the circumference... | |
| James Mitchell - Mathematics - 1823 - 666 pages
...the same as Mirror. SPHERK. or ULOBE, in Geometry, is a solid contained under one uniform surface, **every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called** the centre of the sphere, and may be conceived to be generated by the revolution ot a semi-circle Rbout... | |
| Anthony Nesbit - Surveying - 1824 - 476 pages
...regular polygon has all its sides and angles equal ; when they are unequal, the polygon is irregular. 38. **A circle is a plane figure, bounded by a curved line, called the circumference,** which is every where equi-distant from a certain po.int within it, called the centre. H 39. The diameter... | |
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