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.
  • 3), fixed to the telescope by the screw i, has rack teeth on its circumference that receive the teeth;of an endless screw w, which, being fixed by the arms xx to the oblong box mn, gives the latter a motion of rotation round the axis of the telescope; an index upon this box points out on the graduated circle gh the angular rotation of the instrument.

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