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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ec•cen•tricɪkˈsɛn trɪk, ɛk-(adj.)

  1. deviating from the accepted or customary character, practice, etc.; unconventional; peculiar; odd.

  2. not having the same center; not concentric: used esp. of two circles or spheres at least one of which contains the centers of both.

    Category: Math

  3. (of an axis, axle, etc.) not situated in the center.

  4. having the axis or support away from the center:

    an eccentric wheel.

    Category: Machinery

  5. Astron. deviating from a circular form, as an elliptic orbit.

    Category: Astronomy

  6. (n.)an eccentric person.

  7. something that is unusual, peculiar, or odd.

  8. a device for converting rotary motion to reciprocating motion, consisting of a disk with an off-center axis of revolution.

    Category: Machinery

Origin of eccentric:

1350–1400; < ML eccentricus < Gk ékkentr(os) having an eccentric orbit

ec•cen′tri•cal•ly(adv.)

Wiktionary

  1. eccentrically(Adverb)

    In an eccentric manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eccentrically(adverb)

    in an eccentric manner


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