| Euclid - 1904 - 456 sider
...breadth. 3. The extremities of a line are points, and the intersection of two lines is a point. / 4. **A straight line is that which lies evenly between its extreme points.** Any portion cut off from a straight line is called a segment of it. 5. A surface (or superficies) is... | |
| Joseph H. Rose - 1906 - 309 sider
...DEFINITIONS OF PLANE FIGURES. A line is length without breadth. The extremities of a line are points. **A straight line is that which lies evenly between its extreme points.** A plane surface is that in which any two points, being taken, the straight line between them lies wholly... | |
| William Hughes - 1908
...: ie a point indicates position only A Line is length without breadth. Its extremities are points. **A Straight Line is that which lies evenly between its extreme points.** A Plane is that which has only length and breadth, and is such that any two points being given, a straight... | |
| H. E. Licks - 1917 - 155 sider
...treatises on that subject. A point is defined to be that "which has no parts and which has no magnitude"; **a straight line is that which "lies evenly between its extreme points."** ... In this case the explanation is a great deal harder than the term to be explained, which must always... | |
| H. E. Licks - 1917 - 155 sider
...treatises on that subject. A point is defined to be that "which has no parts and which has no magnitude"; **a straight line is that which "lies evenly between its extreme points."** ... In this case the explanation is a great deal harder than the term to be explained, which must always... | |
| Stephen Leacock - 1923 - 229 sider
...said John Enderby, "henceforth let us stick to the narrow path. What is it that the Good Book says : **'A straight line is that which lies evenly between its extreme points.'** " X THE MAN IN ASBESTOS AN ALLEGORY OF THE FUTURE X. — The Man in Asbestos: An Allegory of the Future.... | |
| 1874
...a definition is to be attempted at all, it would be hard to produce a better than the old one — " **A straight line is that which lies evenly between its extreme points** ;" but, of course, the word evenly as much requires definition as the word straight. Mr. Wilson adds... | |
| 1906
...has no magnitude. 2. A line is length without breadth. 3. The extremities of a line are points. 4. **A straight line is that which lies evenly between its extreme points.** 6. A superficies is that which has only length and breadth. 7. A plane superficies is that in which,... | |
| 1874
...a definition is to be attempted at all, it would be hard to produce a better than the old one — " **A straight line is that which lies evenly between its extreme points** ;" but, of course, the word evenly as much requires definition as the word straiyht. Mr. Wilson adds... | |
| I. N. Herstein, Irving Kaplansky - 1978 - 246 sider
...has no magnitude. 2. A line is length without breadth. 3. The extremities of a line are points. 4. **A straight line is that which lies evenly between its extreme points.** Styles of mathematical exposition have changed. These are highly descriptive phrases, somewhat in the... | |
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