## An Encyclopædia of Architecture: Historical, Theoretical, and Practical |

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Within this smaller circle, which is half the height (8 feet) of the exterior one, was

a portion of an

given the name of trilithons, because formed by two vertical and one horizontal ...

Within this smaller circle, which is half the height (8 feet) of the exterior one, was

a portion of an

**ellipsis**formed by 5 groups of stones, to which Dr. Stukely hasgiven the name of trilithons, because formed by two vertical and one horizontal ...

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Their horizontal section varies in different examples. In some, the flutes are

formed by segments of circles; in others, the form approaches that of an

The number all round is usually twenty; such being the case at Athens; but at

Pastum ...

Their horizontal section varies in different examples. In some, the flutes are

formed by segments of circles; in others, the form approaches that of an

**ellipsis**.The number all round is usually twenty; such being the case at Athens; but at

Pastum ...

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The primary axis of an

straight line DE drawn through its centre perpendicular to it, and terminated at

each extremity by the curve, is called the minor axis. 1059. A straight line VQ

drawn ...

The primary axis of an

**ellipsis**is called the major axis, as AB (fig. 407.); and astraight line DE drawn through its centre perpendicular to it, and terminated at

each extremity by the curve, is called the minor axis. 1059. A straight line VQ

drawn ...

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I. In the

rectangles of their abscissas. Let AVB (fig. 408.) be a plane passing through the

axis of the cone, and AEB another section of the cone perpendicular to the plane

of ...

I. In the

**ellipsis**the squares of the ordinates of an aris are to each other as therectangles of their abscissas. Let AVB (fig. 408.) be a plane passing through the

axis of the cone, and AEB another section of the cone perpendicular to the plane

of ...

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In every

the difference of the squares of half the minor aris and p. the distance of an

ordinate from the centre on the minor aris to the X-To square of that ordinate.

Draw MQ ...

In every

**ellipsis**, the square of the minor aris is to the square of the major aris asthe difference of the squares of half the minor aris and p. the distance of an

ordinate from the centre on the minor aris to the X-To square of that ordinate.

Draw MQ ...

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Seite 6 - In taking two stations having the same value, the one to the north and the other to the south of...

Seite 316 - The angle at the centre of a circle is double of the angle at the circumference upon the same base, that is, upon the same part of the circumference.

Seite 16 - The western face, which is the least elevated, is the most interesting on account of the appearance of building it presents. Near the summit of it appears a low wall, with interruptions, built of unburnt bricks, mixed up with chopped straw or reeds, and cemented with clay-mortar of great thickness, having between every layer a layer of reeds ; and on the north side are also some vestiges of a similar construction.

Seite 375 - As 360 is to the degrees in the arc of the sector, so is the area of the whole circle to the area of the sector.

Seite 17 - ... in breadth, diminishing in thickness to the top, which is broken and irregular, and rent by a large fissure extending through a third of its height.

Seite ix - Vive, vale ; si quid novisti rectius istis, Candidus impertí ; si non, his utere mecum.

Seite 51 - Twenty-five years, and above three millions sterling, were employed by the founder: his liberal taste invited the artists of Constantinople, the most skilful sculptors and architects of the age; and the buildings were sustained or adorned by twelve hundred columns of Spanish and African, of Greek and Italian marble. The hall of audience was...

Seite 372 - PROBLEM I. To find the area of a parallelogram, whether it be a square, a rectangle, a rhombus, or a rhomboides.

Seite 199 - The taste of all these stately mansions was that bastard style which intervened between Gothic and Grecian architecture; or which perhaps was the style that had been invented for the houses of the nobility, when they first ventured on the settlement of the kingdom after the termination of the quarrel between the Roses, to abandon their fortified dungeons, and consult convenience and magnificence...

Seite 216 - What the back-ground is in painting, in architecture is the real ground on which the building is erected ; and no architect took greater care that his work should not appear crude and hard, that is, that it did not abruptly start out of the ground without expectation or preparation.