What does concentric mean?

Definitions for concentric
kənˈsɛn trɪkcon·cen·tric

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. concentric, concentrical, homocentric(adj)

    having a common center

    "concentric rings"

Wiktionary

  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

Freebase

  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.

How to pronounce concentric?

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How to say concentric in sign language?

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Numerology

  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

Examples of concentric in a Sentence

  1. Charley Reese:

    If you look at Washington, you see permanently camped on the banks of the Potomac spread around in concentric circles an army representing thousands of selfish interests. The sole purpose of their presence is to plunder, by hook or crook, the public treasury for the benefit of their particular people or corporations.

  2. Dr. Steven Lee:

    Figuring out the purpose of why you want to pursue a mission can be daunting, but analyzing the three key components of a need, the skills you have, and what you love to do, can help isolate your ultimate reason for why you are doing what you are doing. In my case, those concentric topics merged together to create isolate my purpose: to enhance eye care through technological innovation.

Images & Illustrations of concentric

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