Definition of centric
centricallyplay \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
centricityplay \sen-ˈtri-sə-tē\ noun
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Thank God there's already been some proactive movement on that side with a group like Public Enemy, which used hugely sample-centric production from the Bomb Squad and for a while there a lot of that stuff was locked up in sample purgatory.
Nyoni has claimed her mission statement was to avoid preachy realism and concentrate instead on this female-centric universe.
A meat-centric restaurant without a butcher shop is like a sushi counter where the chef goes at the fish with a hacksaw.
As an electronics retailer, Best Buy will be able to draw in Apple-centric foot traffic, while Apple will be able to maintain its own retail space while bolstering its brand image.
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Origin and Etymology of centric
Greek kentrikos of the center, from kentron
First Known Use: circa 1593See Words from the same year
Definition of -centric
1 : having (such) a center or (such or so many) centers polycentric
2 : having (something specified) as its center heliocentric
Examples of -centric in a Sentence
The solar system is heliocentric, meaning that the sun is at its center.
Origin and Etymology of -centric
Medieval Latin -centricus, from Latin centrum center
CENTRIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of -centric for English Language Learners
: having (something) at the center
: having (something) as a central interest, influence, subject, etc.
Medical Definition of centric
1: of or relating to a nerve center
2: of, relating to, or having a centromere
3of dental occlusion : involving spatial relationships such that all teeth of both jaws meet in a normal manner and forces exerted by the lower on the upper jaw are perfectly distributed in the dental arch
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