| John West, Sir John Leslie - Analytic functions - 1838 - 574 pages
...the centre, are called great circles ; and all others, small circles. 224. The axis of a circle is **the diameter of the sphere, which is perpendicular to the plane of** that circle. 225. The poles of a circle are the extremities of its axis. 227. Two great circles are... | |
| Harvey Goodwin - Mathematics - 1846 - 468 pages
...plane passing through the centre is called a great circle; other sections are called small circles. **The diameter of the sphere, which is perpendicular to the plane of any** circle on the sphere, is called the axis of that circle; and the points in which the axis meets the... | |
| Harvey Goodwin - Mathematics - 1849 - 528 pages
...plane passing through the centre is called a great circle; other sections are called small circles. **The diameter of the sphere, which is perpendicular to the plane of any** circle on the sphere, is called the cuds of that circle; and the points in which the axis meets the... | |
| Harvey Goodwin - Mathematics - 1857 - 638 pages
...plane passing through the centre is called a great circle; other sections are called small circles. **The diameter of the sphere, which is perpendicular to the plane of any** circle on the sphere, is called the axis of that circle; and the points in which the axis meets the... | |
| Selim Hobart Peabody - Astronomy - 1869 - 336 pages
...denote what is strictly the circumference of a circle. Vig. 3. The Axis of a circle of a sphere is **the diameter of the sphere which is perpendicular to the plane of** the circle at its center. The poles of the circle are the ends of the axis. The poles of a great circle... | |
| William Chauvenet - Geometry - 1872 - 368 pages
...is called a small circle. 27. Definition. The poles of a circle of the sphere are the extremities of **the diameter of the sphere which is perpendicular to the plane of** the circle; and this diameter is called the axis of the circle. PKOPOSITION VII.—THEOEEM. 28. Every... | |
| William Chauvenet - Geometry - 1872 - 368 pages
...is called a small circle. 27. Definition. The poles of a circle of the sphere are the extremities of **the diameter of the sphere which is perpendicular to the plane of** the circle; and this diameter is called the axis of the circle. PROPOSITION VII.—THEOREM. 28. Every... | |
| David Munn - 1873
...great circle, any other a small circl:. The poles of a circle of the sphere are the extremities of **the diameter of the sphere, which is perpendicular to the plane of** the circle, and the diameter is called the axis of the circle. Let the sphere be generated by the revolution... | |
| William Chauvenet - Geometry - 1875 - 368 pages
...is called a small circle. 27. Definition. The poles of a circle of the sphere are the extremities of **the diameter of the sphere which is perpendicular to the plane of** the circle; and this diameter is called the axis of the circle. PROPOSITION VII.—THEOREM. 28. Every... | |
| William Chauvenet - Geometry - 1875 - 368 pages
...is called a small circle. 27. Definition. The poles of a circle of the sphere are the extremities of **the diameter of the sphere which is perpendicular to the plane of** the circle; and this diameter is called the axis of the circle. PKOPOSITION VII.—THEOKEM. 28. Every... | |
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