noun cen·troid \ˈsen-ˌtrid\

Definition of CENTROID

:  a point whose coordinates are the averages of the corresponding coordinates of a given set of points and which for a given plane or three-dimensional figure (as a triangle or sphere) corresponds to the center of mass of a thin plate of uniform thickness and consistency or a body of uniform consistency having the same boundary

First Known Use of CENTROID



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