What does concentric mean?

Definitions for concentrickənˈsɛn trɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. concentric, concentrical, homocentric(adj)

    having a common center

    "concentric rings"


  1. concentric(Adjective)

    Having a common center.

  2. concentric(Adjective)

    (of a motion) in the direction of contraction of a muscle. (E.g. extension of the lower arm via the elbow joint while contracting the triceps and other elbow extensor muscles; closing of the jaw while flexing the masseter).

    Antonym: eccentric. Concentric and eccentric movements are collectively referred to as isotonic (with motion), the antonym of which is isometric (without motion).

  3. Origin: from concentrique, from concentricus, from con- + centrum

Webster Dictionary

  1. Concentric(adj)

    alt. of Concentrical

  2. Concentric(noun)

    that which has a common center with something else


  1. Concentric

    Concentric objects share the same center, axis or origin. Circles, tubes, cylindrical shafts, disks, and spheres may be concentric to one another. Notice that two objects can have equal radii and be concentric and different. For example, two different meridians of a terrestrial globe are concentric and congruent, their common center is a point that represents the earth center.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of concentric in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of concentric in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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