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A SPHEROID is a solid, generated by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its diameters. If the ellipse revolves about its longer or...
A complete system of mensuration, with additions by J. Trotter - Página 88
por Alexander Ingram - 1851
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## Mathematics: Compiled from the Best Authors and Intended to be the ..., Volumen2

1801 - 426 páginas
...revolution of a segment of a circle about its chord, which remains fixed. 1 8. A spheroid, or ellipsoid, is a solid, generated by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes. It is prolate, when the revolution is about the transverse axis ; and oblate, when about the conjugate. 19....
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## The shipwright's vade-mecum [by D. Steel].

David Steel - 1805
...all vessels are, or should be, constructed from the properties of the cone. A Spheroid or Ellipsoid, is a solid generated by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes. It is a prolate spheroid, when the revolution is made about the transverse axis ; and an oblate one, when...
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## The American Arithmetic: Adapted to the Currency of the United States ...

Oliver Welch - 1812 - 231 páginas
...a spheroid, or elifisoid ; and also to find the solidity of the middle frustum of a spheroid. NOTE. A spheroid is a solid generated by the revolution of an ellipse, or oval, about the transverse or conjugate diameter. [See the figure ABC D.] Tofnd the solidity of...
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## A Treatise on Practical Mensuration in Eight Parts ...

Anthony Nesbit - 1824 - 434 páginas
...and hyperbola have each two foci : but the parabola haS only one focus. 15. A spheroid or ellipsoid is a solid generated by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its diameters. If the revolution be made about the transverse diameter, the solid is called a prolate spheroid...
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## An elementary treatise on astronomy

John Farrar - 1827
...the means of predicting them. ,roaches nearly to a sphere ; whereas it ordinarily denotes, in Engsh, a solid generated by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its xcs, and answers to what the French call an ellipsoid of revolution. Jlstron. 29 We shall begin with...
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## Historical and descriptive account of British India, by H. Murray [and others].

Hugh Murray - 1832
...survey the meridian of the Dodagoontah station, or of Savendroog, was continued south to * Ellipsoid, a solid, generated by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes, in this case the lesser. Punnae, in the lat. of 8° 10' ; and the series of triangles for extending...
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## Historical and descriptive account of British India, from the most remote ...

...and the series of triangles for extending its length was continued to the same point. * Ellipsoid, a solid generated by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes : in this case the lesser. In the extent of this prolongation two new bases were measured,— one at...
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## Mathematics for Practical Men

Olinthus Gregory - 1833 - 427 páginas
...height This is a figure produced by the rotation of a parabola upon its axis. 6. Spheroid. — This is a solid generated by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes. To find its capacity multiply the square of the revolving axis by the fixed axis, and that product...
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## Mathematics for Practical Men: Being a Common-place Book of Principles ...

Olinthus Gregory - 1834 - 427 páginas
...height This is a figure produced by the rotation of a parabola upon its axis. 6. Spheroid. — This is a solid generated by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes. To find its capacity multiply the square of the revolving axis by the fixed axis, and that product...
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## An Elementary Treatise on Astronomy: Adapted to the Present Improved State ...

John Farrar - 1834 - 462 páginas
...stand for any figure that approaches nearly to a sphere ; whereas it ordinarily denotes, in English, a solid generated by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes, and answers to what the French call an ellipsoid of revolution. 371. By examining carefully the disc...
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