Circles

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Circle
The set of all points in a plane that are a given distance from a given point
Radius
Segment (or length of the segment) from center of circle to the circle.
Diameter
The distance across a circle through the center. A diameter = 2(radii). The longest chord of a circle
Chord
A segment whose endpoints lie on a circle.
Secant
A line that contains a chord and intersects a circle in two points.
Tangent
A line that intersects a circle in exactly one point.
Point of tangency
The point that a tangent and a circle have in common.
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