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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.
Of all eccentrically planned things, from Bradshaw to the maze at Hampton Court, that room was the most eccentric.
The air, afflicted to pallor with the hoary multitudes that infested it, twisted and spun them eccentrically, suggesting an achromatic chaos of things.
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.
Material entering the crusher infeed area is divided into two streams: Fines are initially screened out and removed on a discharge conveyor; and coarse material is transported to the crushing chamber and reduced between the eccentrically mounted roll and the chamber walls.
Operating on the simple principle of centrifugal force acting on an eccentrically mounted rotor with radially movable blades, this tried and tested technology has been subject to a host of design innovations to improve performance and reduce total operational costs.
A stolen diamond and three right feet, wearing shoes of a non-existent brand, that wash ashore in Scotland set into motion the first plot of Island of Point Nemo, a rollicking Jules Verne-like adventure narrative that crosses continents and oceans, involves multilingual codes, a world-famous villain, and three eccentrically loopy detectives.
He also behaved eccentrically at times, often dining alone in restaurants with his dog and turning up barefoot to official functions.
Whether you decide to bake the eccentrically elaborate Double Decker Eclairs or the stress-free Strawberry Basil Galette, Daykin's directions are thorough and supportive--exactly what you need for a triumph every time.
Long a scholar of Uruguayan intellectuals and their involvement in the country's political affairs, Gregory makes a case that Mujica is much more relevant to the modern world than an eccentrically dressed national president who storms the international media with fiery speeches on consumerism, environmental vandalism, and climate change.
The often eccentrically tressed star, who's sold more than 60 million records worldwide, picked up the nearly one-acre property in October 2010 for $1.