Sentence Examples

  • (C. E.*) Squaring of the Circle.
  • Dinostratus, a Greek geometer and disciple of Plato, discussed the curve, and showed how it effected a mechanical solution of squaring the circle.
  • It became known as the "Delian problem" or the "problem of the duplication of the cube," and ranks in historical importance with the problems of "trisecting an angle" and "squaring the circle."
  • The Pythagorean discovery of "squaring a square," i.e.
  • The history of these attempts, together with modern contributions to our knowledge of the value and nature of the number 7r, is given below (Squaring of the Circle).