The center of mass of two or more bodies, usually bodies orbiting around each other, such as the Earth and the Moon.
noun a centre of mass, esp of the earth-moon system or the solar system
barycentric mathematics Centre of gravity, mean. (2007-07-10) Historical Examples barycentric, bar-i-sen′trik, adj. pertaining to the centre of gravity. Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various
- Barycentric coordinate system
a system of coordinates for an n- dimensional Euclidean space in which each point is represented by n constants whose sum is 1 and whose product with a given set of linearly independent points equals the point.
microbar. Antoine Louis [ahn-twan lwee] /ɑ̃ˈtwan lwi/ (Show IPA), 1795–1875, French sculptor and painter. Historical Examples Here, with regard to the anatomy of animals, we pursue the same method, and the example chosen shall be that of barye. Artistic Anatomy of Animals douard Cuyer Five days of the week he went to barye’s studio and […]