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variant of centri-:
a city in S California.
Historical Examples

combining form
denoting a centre: centroclinal, centromere, centrosome, centrosphere, centrist

centro- or centr- or centri-
Center: centrostaltic.


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  • Centrobaric

    pertaining to the center of gravity. Historical Examples adjective of or concerned with a centre of gravity

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    adjective (geology) of, relating to, or designating a rock formation in which the strata slope down and in towards a central point or area

  • 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 […]

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