concentric

concentric
[[t]kənse̱ntrɪk[/t]]
ADJ: ADJ n
Concentric circles or rings have the same centre.

Stonehenge is an ancient collection of enormous standing stones, mysteriously arranged in two concentric circles.


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  • Concentric — Con*cen tric, Concentrical Con*cen tric*al, a. [F. concentrique. See {Concenter}.] Having a common center, as circles of different size, one within another. [1913 Webster] Concentric circles upon the surface of the water. Sir I. Newton. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • concentric — [kən sen′trik] adj. [ME concentrik < OFr concentrique < ML concentricus < L com , together + centricus, CENTRIC] having a center in common [concentric circles]: also concentrical concentrically adv. concentricity [kän΄sen tris′ə tē] n …   English World dictionary

  • Concentric — Con*cen tric, n. That which has a common center with something else. [1913 Webster] Its pecular relations to its concentrics. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • concentric — index coextensive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • concentric — c.1400, from M.Fr. concentrique, from M.L. concentricus, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + centrum circle, center (see CENTER (Cf. center)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • concentric — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of circles or arcs) sharing the same centre. DERIVATIVES concentrically adverb concentricity noun. ORIGIN Latin concentricus, from con together + centrum centre …   English terms dictionary

  • Concèntric — Productora y editora de discos en catalán (1964 1973) nacida de una escisión de la compañía discográfica Edigsa. La empresa, fundada por Ermengol Passola y Josep Maria Espinàs [1] , tuvo como objetivo normalizar el catalán a través de la música.… …   Wikipedia Español

  • concentric —    Two or more shapes or forms having the same point at their center. see thumbnail to rightThese three circles are concentric. Concentric contrasts with eccentric: literally, not having the same center, and figuratively, departing from the… …   Glossary of Art Terms

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