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concentric

con·cen·tric

 (kən-sĕn′trĭk) also con·cen·tri·cal (-trĭ-kəl)
adj.
Having a common center.

[Middle English concentrik, from Medieval Latin concentricus : Latin com-, com- + Latin centrum, center; see center.]

con·cen′tri·cal·ly adv.
con′cen·tric′i·ty (kŏn′sĕn-trĭs′ĭ-tē) n.

concentric

(kənˈsɛntrɪk) or

concentrical

adj
having a common centre: concentric circles. Compare eccentric3
[C14: from Medieval Latin concentricus, from Latin com- same + centrum centre]
conˈcentrically adv
concentricity n

con•cen•tric

(kənˈsɛn trɪk)

adj.
(esp. of circles or spheres) having a common center.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin concentricus]
con•cen′tri•cal•ly, adv.
con•cen•tric•i•ty (ˌkɒn sənˈtrɪs ɪ ti, -sɛn-) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.concentric - having a common center; "concentric rings"
nonconcentric, eccentric - not having a common center; not concentric; "eccentric circles"
Translations
مُتَّحِدُ المَرْكِز، مُتَمَرْكِز
soustředný
koncentrisk
koncentrikus
sammiîja
koncentrinis
koncentrisks
sústredný
ortak merkezli

concentric

[kənˈsentrɪk] ADJconcéntrico

concentric

[kənˈsɛntrɪk] adjconcentrique

concentric

adj circleskonzentrisch

concentric

[kənˈsɛntrɪk] adjconcentrico/a

concentric

(kənˈsentrik) adjective
(of circles) having a common centre.
References in classic literature ?
Towards the stern of the boat it is spirally coiled away in the tub, not like the worm-pipe of a still though, but so as to form one round, cheese-shaped mass of densely bedded sheaves, or layers of concentric spiralizations, without any hollow but the heart, or minute vertical tube formed at the axis of the cheese.
And still in the distracted distance we beheld the tumults of the outer concentric circles, and saw successive pods of whales, eight or ten in each, swiftly going round and round, like multiplied spans of horses in a ring; and so closely shoulder to shoulder, that a Titanic circus-rider might easily have over-arched the middle ones, and so have gone round on their backs.
The building, when entire, had never been above sixteen feet long by twelve feet in breadth, and the roof, low in proportion, rested upon four concentric arches which sprung from the four corners of the building, each supported upon a short and heavy pillar.
He had avoided the name of any destination, for there was now quite a little band of railway folk about the cab, and he still kept an eye upon the court of justice, and laboured to avoid concentric evidence.
On the shell it is fast: in the flesh it is loose; but always has for a kernel a small hard substance, maybe a barren egg, maybe a grain of sand, around which the pearly matter deposits itself year after year successively, and by thin concentric layers.
It was worn and weatherstained; the gay colors of its concentric rings were faded; possibly it had been set up in those far-off Victorian days when there was a fashion of archery.
Above him, at the angle of the steep green bank of the terraced garden, was one of those small picturesque surprises common in the old landscape gardening; a kind of small round hill or dome of grass, like a giant mole-hill, ringed and crowned with three concentric fences of roses, and having a sundial in the highest point in the centre.
The trunk at the surface of the ground was one hundred and twenty feet in circumference, and the concentric layers of the wood disclosed an age of more than four thousand years.
Thus, beginning with the fifteenth century, where our story finds us, Paris had already outgrown the three concentric circles of walls which, from the time of Julian the Apostate, existed, so to speak, in germ in the Grand-Châtelet and the Petit-Châtelet.
Across their foreheads were tattooed three parallel lines of color, and on each breast three concentric circles.
the scratches will seem to arrange themselves in a fine series of concentric circles round that little sun.
This fellow Worth has got hold of some system of concentric lenses, with extraordinary reflectors which enable him to see distinctly at least thirty feet under water.