(geology) of, relating to, or designating a rock formation in which the strata slope down and in towards a central point or area
Mechanics. the point that may be considered as the center of a one- or two-dimensional figure, the sum of the displacements of all points in the figure from such a point being zero. Compare center of mass. Also called median point. Geometry. that point where the medians of a triangle intersect. Historical Examples noun the […]
centrokinesia cen·tro·ki·ne·sia (sěn’trō-kĭ-nē’zhə, -kī-) n. A movement occurring as a result of a stimulus of central origin. cen’tro·ki·net’ic (-nět’ĭk) adj.
having a centrally located yolk, as certain insect eggs or ova. Historical Examples adjective (zoology) (of animal eggs) having a centrally located yolk
a drafting instrument for drawing lines converging on a vanishing point outside the drawing.