pertaining to or situated at the center; central.
Anatomy, Physiology. pertaining to or originating at a nerve center.
being central or having a centre
relating to or originating at a nerve centre
Also concentric. (of vascular bundles) having one type of tissue completely surrounding the other
(of leaves, such as those of the onion) cylindrical
centric cen·tric (sěn’trĭk) or cen·tri·cal (-trĭ-kəl)
Situated at or near the center; central.
a revolving chamber, used in the spinning of manufactured filaments, in which the plastic fibers, subjected to centrifugal force, are slightly twisted and emerge in the form of yarn wound into the shape of a hollow cylinder.
- Centrifugal brake
noun a safety mechanism on a hoist, crane, etc, that consists of revolving brake shoes that are driven outwards by centrifugal force into contact with a fixed brake drum when the rope drum revolves at excessive speed
casting that utilizes centrifugal force within a spinning mold to force the metal against the walls.
- Centrifugal clutch
noun (engineering) an automatic clutch in which the friction surfaces are engaged by weighted levers acting under centrifugal force at a certain speed of rotation