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## What does it mean if time is circular?

A linear interpretation of time means that as we move through history, things happen one after the other, in a forward progression. A circular interpretation however sees time and history as never moving forward, but always returning to the same points, always moving in a grand circle.

### Is circle a straight line?

Since a circle has infinite sides, the internal angles of the circle are 180 degrees, which is a straight line.

**Does a circle have any lines?**

We know that the diameter of a circle is a line passing through its center. There is an infinite number of lines passing through the center, thus a circle has an infinite number of lines of symmetry.

**Is time linear or relative?**

In the Special Theory of Relativity, Einstein determined that time is relative—in other words, the rate at which time passes depends on your frame of reference.

## Is time cyclical or linear?

From the perspective of birth and death, time is a linear quantity. Western thought subscribes to the linear model of time. In contrast, Eastern traditions look at time as a circular concept, and this has been the case since time immemorial. Time moves circularly on a traditional watch dial.

### Is time linear or not?

Time is linear because of the different and cumulative ways we can record and measure it. We can also measure time by counting the number of times the Earth goes around The Sun, just as humans have done for thousands of years. If counted, this shows linear progress from a starting point onward.

**How many straight lines does a circle have?**

How many straight lines does a circle have? – Quora. If you can define a straight line as having a length equal to zero, then there are an infinite number of straight lines around the circle. However, as you know, a line must have a length greater than zero, which means that the circle itself has no straight lines.

**Does a circle have straight sides?**

In our primary education resources, we say that a circle has one curved side. However, it is also possible to challenge older children with the concept that a circle has an infinite amount of straight sides.

## How many straight lines are there?

Thus, there are 5 + 3 + 6 = 14 straight lines in the figure. 25….Exercise :: Analytical Reasoning – Section 1.

A. | 10 straight lines and 34 triangles |
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B. | 9 straight lines and 34 triangles |

C. | 9 straight lines and 36 triangles |

D. | 10 straight lines and 36 triangles |

### What does the line-circle (| o) mean?

Think binary. We were recently in a hotel in Berlin Germany and the room heater had the line-circle (| O) symbol on it and we couldn’t remember whether line means on and circle means off, or the line means off and circle means on. Quality German engineering made the heater silent so there was no way to tell by listening.

**Is time a line or a line?**

Christianity – says for people it is a line, beginning at birth and stretching into eternity in a line. It seems that depending on how you see it will effect your choices at this specific stage of life. Time is a dimension like three space dimensions. My poor english is useless on this topic, but the book bellow made it clear.

**Is the equator a straight line or circle?**

Well, it’s a circle of course. But as you know by now, from Willie Wong’s answer and from others, it’s also a geodesic, which is very much like a straight line: unless you are ready for some serious digging, the equator is the shortest path between any two places on it. Your Portal picture is nothing like the Earth, mind you.

## What is a a line in geometry?

A line in geometry is, intuitively, the straightest possible curve, which we take to mean “a curve that locally minimizes the distance between two points”.