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2. The point in a system of masses each of whose coordinates is a weighted mean of coordinates of the same dimension of points within the system, the weights being determined by the density function of the system.


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


(ˈsɛn trɔɪd)

2. the point where the medians of a triangle intersect.
cen•troi′dal, adj.
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Noun1.centroid - the center of mass of an object of uniform density
center of mass, centre of mass - point representing the mean position of the matter in a body
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Repeating the computation of the centroids [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] and [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] has two beneficial results: (1) the first centroid [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], derived from the initial vector f or a previous [x.
The machine is available with the Centroid T400S CNC control with conversational, G-code and M-code programming.
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The 90% utility distribution of burrow entrances was computed, outlining three distinct groupings from which centroid positions were calculated and used as the centers of the subcolony.
Newline Color reports that R&D field trial results show minimum 10% to 15% reductions in smoke generation on cable in the UL tests; at the same time, testing indicates preservation of the bright colors specified by Munsell EIA-359 Centroid Standards.
The other vector, deflected 22 1/2 degrees from the north-south axis, carries the centroid of the Research Institute.
A group centroid is reported since it is "the imaginary point which has coordinates that are the group's mean on each of the variables" (Klecka, 1980, p.
Officials at Plastics & Computer believe that its finite-element model for flow analysis, called faBest, is unique in its ease of use and the reliability of the solutions, owing to its application of quadrilateral elements with eight nodes and one centroid.
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This larger strand helps by increasing the possible area of prestressing steel and by lowering the centroid of the prestressing force, which enhances the eccentricity of the force and effectiveness of the prestressing steel.
The real valued data are the arithmetic mean of the attribute vectors for all objects within a cluster provides an appropriate representative while alternative types of centroid may be required in other cases.
Here, and as shown in Table 3, the EM38h (33mS/m) and EM38v (48mS/m) centroid values are smallest and the elevation (1.