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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.
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.
Another phenomenon would now have passed before the observer's eye, and the molecules situated on the plane of the equator, escaping like a stone from a sling of which the cord had suddenly snapped, would have formed around the sun sundry concentric rings resembling that of Saturn.
the scratches will seem to arrange themselves in a fine series of concentric circles round that little sun.
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.
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.
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.
Across their foreheads were tattooed three parallel lines of color, and on each breast three concentric circles.
And the observation of a sign-point, quite inexplicable in itself, showed Barbicane that his projectile was not nearing the moon, and that it had shifted by following an almost concentric curve.
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.
2) Cyanus was a glass-paste of deep blue colour: the `zones' were concentric bands in which were the scenes described by the poet.