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A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Practical Mathematics: Instruction Paper - Page 126
by Glenn Moody Hobbs - 1912

## Mathematics: Compiled from the Best Authors and Intended to be the ..., Volume 2

Mathematics - 1801 - 658 pages
...round pyramid, having a circular base. , 4. 8. A sphere is a solid, bounded by one continued convex surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within, call- LJL!| ed the centre. The sphere may -jj', be conceived to be formed by the revolution of a semicircle...

## The shipwright's vade-mecum [by D. Steel].

David Steel - 1805 - 392 pages
...whence it 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....

## Mathematics: Compiled from the Best Authors, and Intended to be ..., Volume 2

Samuel Webber - Mathematics - 1808 - 520 pages
...being 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,...

## The British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences, Volume 3

William Nicholson - 1809 - 752 pages
...species. 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...

## The British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 3

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1809 - 700 pages
...species. 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...

## The American Arithmetic: Adapted to the Currency of the United States ...

Oliver Welch - Arithmetic - 1812 - 236 pages
...'c.'' to 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...

## American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., Volume 6

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1819 - 394 pages
...species. 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...

## An Introduction to Solid Geometry: And to the Study of Chrystallography ...

Nathaniel John Larkin - Crystallography, Mathematical - 1820 - 174 pages
...corresponding point, in the extremity of the other base. A SPHERE is a solid, having one continued curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point hi the middle of the solid, which is its centre. An Axis is a line, passing through the centre of a...