Definitions
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DRAWING AND ITS UTILITY
The following figures show the various geometrical forms and their definitions:
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Abscissa.—The point in a curve, A, which is referred to by certain lines, such as B, which extend out from an axis, X, or the ordinate line Z.
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Angle.—The inclosed space near the point where two lines meet.
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Apothegm.—The perpendicular line A from the center to one side of a regular polygon. It represents the radial line of a polygon the same as the radius represents half the diameter of a circle.