| Mathematics - 1801
...is a round pyramid, having a circular base. 8. A sfhere 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... | |
| David Steel - 1805
...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... | |
| 1809
...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 bè a solid figure described by the revolution... | |
| Oliver Welch - Arithmetic - 1812 - 231 pages
...•*«»• CASE X. fofnd the solidity of a globe, or sphere. 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,... | |
| William Jillard Hort - 1822
...perpendicular 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... | |
| James Mitchell - Mathematics - 1823 - 576 pages
...SPECULUM, the same a« Mirror. SPHKRK. or GLOBE, 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... | |
| Mrs. Marcet (Jane Haldimand) - Astronomy - 1829 - 252 pages
...way. 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 the centre. GRAVITY, a term used by physical writers to denote the cause by which all bodies... | |
| Alexander Ingram - 1830
...how to compute the sides and angles of spherical triangles. A SPHERE is a solid bounded by a curve **surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within it,** called the centre. A sphere may be conceived to be generated by a semicircle revolving about its diameter.... | |
| William Pinnock - Geography - 1835 - 502 pages
...both in Geometry and Astronomy. In GEOMETRY it signifies a solid, contained under one uniform round **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 of it semicircle... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1839 - 305 pages
...is a round pyramid, having a circular base. 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... | |
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