Sentence Examples


  • The circumference of the fore-foot is half the height at the shoulder, a circumstance which enables sportsmen to estimate approximately the size of their quarry.
  • In circumference and over ioo ft.
  • (2) The Measurement of the Circle (Kyklon metresis) is a short book of three propositions, the main result being obtained in Prop. 2, which shows that the circumference of a circle is less than 37 and greater than 311 times its diameter.
  • The huge fishpond, spoken of by Diodorus as being 7 stadia in circumference (xi.
  • The spherical particles are the second matter of Descartes, and their tendency to propel one another from the centre in straight lines towards the circumference of each vortex is what gives rise to the phenomenon of light radiating from the central star.

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