# inscribed circle

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## inscribed circle

[in¦skrībd ′sər·kəl]
(mathematics)
A circle that lies within a given triangle and is tangent to each of its sides. Also known as incircle.
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The holes were evaluated using inscribed circles that were measured by an optical-scanning microscope.
Measured values of inscribed circles Sample oriented in Y Sample oriented in X Diameter Right side Left side Right side Left side 0.5 0.458 0.37 0.398 0.358 1 0.932 0.862 0.926 0.81 2 1.858 1.848 1.858 1.802 3 2.862 2.81 2.916 2.826 5 4.778 4.694 4.802 4.842 6.5 6.306 6.232 6.308 6.314 7 6.696 6.79 6.748 6.824 10 9.792 9.758 9.828 9.72 Table 3.
In this case, the entire process of the handling, as the elimination of deviations from the circularity, one can imagine by a variety of instant random floating circles so that adjacent and inscribed circles will be the two extreme diameters of the handling.
Inscribed Circles. Guy [19], in commenting on the mechanism of constitutional supercooling of Gilman [11], described circular features inscribed within column polygons and suggested that they are a logical consequence of the compositional heterogeneity predicted by compositional supercooling.
Guy [19] also noted the radiating hackle pattern within the inscribed circles and rejected the hypothesis that they originate from thermal stress but offers no alternative hypothesis.
During the 2nd stage, a number of speed measurements were conducted on urban roundabouts with different inscribed circle diameter with the main idea of finding some potential effects of roundabout design parameters (inscribed circle diameter D) on actual driving speed on a roundabout.
Roundabouts chosen for the study had the inscribed circle diameter (D) between 15 m and 85 m.
The system features one insert size (inscribed circle or IC), one wrench, and one screw that lets the user combine 66 different tools.
Subdividing an equilateral triangle into four congruent triangles, then doing likewise to each of the three non-central triangles, and then again and again, leads to the Sierpinski gasket, from which the chaos game originated An analogous procedure is hereforth applied to a circle, where a subdivision consists of two pairs of inscribed circles, with each circle tangential to the ones adjacent to it.
It shows a male God coming down from on high, generating, to the left, the abstract laws and constants: perfect inscribed circles, planetary orbits, and the elements of earth, air, water, fire.

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