eccentrically


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eccentric
eccentric circles with the center of each circle marked

ec·cen·tric

 (ĭk-sĕn′trĭk, ĕk-)
adj.
1. Departing from a recognized, conventional, or established norm or pattern. See Synonyms at strange.
2. Deviating from a circular form or path, as in an elliptical orbit.
3.
a. Not having the same center: eccentric circles.
b. Having the axis located elsewhere than at the geometric center.
n.
1. One that deviates markedly from an established norm, especially a person of odd or unconventional behavior.
2. Physics A disk or wheel having its axis of revolution displaced from its center so that it is capable of imparting reciprocating motion.

[Middle English eccentrik, planetary orbit of which the earth is not at the center, from Medieval Latin eccentricus, not having the same center, from Greek ekkentros : ek-, out of; see ecto- + kentron, center (from kentein, to prick; see kent- in Indo-European roots).]

ec·cen′tri·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.eccentrically - in an eccentric or bizarre manner
2.eccentrically - not symmetrically with respect to the center
Translations
بصورَةٍ غَريبه
excentrisktmærkværdigt
sérviskulega
tuhaf bir şekilde

eccentrically

[ɪkˈsentrɪkəlɪ] ADV [behave, dress] → de manera excéntrica

eccentrically

[ɪkˈsɛntrɪkli] adv [behave, dress] → de façon excentrique

eccentrically

adv (also Tech) → exzentrisch; dress, decorateausgefallen; she eccentrically rejected itmerkwürdigerweise war sie dagegen

eccentrically

[ɪkˈsɛntrɪklɪ] adveccentricamente

eccentric

(ikˈsentrik) adjective
(of a person, his behaviour etc) odd; unusual. He is growing more eccentric every day; He had an eccentric habit of collecting stray cats.
noun
an eccentric person.
ecˈcentrically adverb
eccentricity (eksenˈtrisəti) noun
oddness of behaviour or an example of this.
References in classic literature ?
Jaggers's room was lighted by a skylight only, and was a most dismal place; the skylight, eccentrically pitched like a broken head, and the distorted adjoining houses looking as if they had twisted themselves to peep down at me through it.
The air, afflicted to pallor with the hoary multitudes that infested it, twisted and spun them eccentrically, suggesting an achromatic chaos of things.
Of all eccentrically planned things, from Bradshaw to the maze at Hampton Court, that room was the most eccentric.
From a bird's-eye view, these three burgs, the City, the Town, and the University, each presented to the eye an inextricable skein of eccentrically tangled streets.
By their battered covers and enigmatical contents, Cassandra judged them to be old school-books belonging to Uncle Trevor, and piously, though eccentrically, preserved by his daughter.
Indeed, he last made works on paper seriously in 1962--the year he "ceased painting"--and those works, wood-block monotypes, were geometric and Minimalist, it eccentrically so.
He sought to make the house unique through its detailed execution and distinctive use of materials; he also distorted the roof with an eccentrically placed peak, yielding to a large tree and providing what he refers to as an 'inhabitable sculpture' for his client.
Boyd, who worked briefly as a roofer after being expelled from school at 15, is said to have started to behave eccentrically following a near-fatal car crash with then girlfriend Natalie Jaherd in November.
Ranieri defended Le Saux, claiming he had been pushed, before eccentrically claiming that referee Barber had been "like Pontius Pilate" in otherwise washing his hands of the incident.
There are the usual loser-ish but devoted athletes, eccentrically sexy women and verbal gymnastics we associate with Shelton's smart, soulful entertainments ``Bull Durham,'' ``White Men Can't Jump'' and ``Tin Cup.
Alec Guinness had just done another Ealing comedy that was very successful and it was thought he would be better for the box office, but he rather eccentrically played it like Alastair Sim.
It has no screw or flights, but uses a smooth, fat rotor in a short, eccentrically bored barrel to create compression and shear.