Centroid



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 centre of mass of an object of uniform density, esp of a geometric figure
(of a finite set) the point whose coordinates are the mean values of the coordinates of the points of the set

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