concentric

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adjective con·cen·tric \kən-ˈsen-trik, ˌkän-\

Definition of concentric

  1. 1 :  having a common center concentric circles the concentric layers of the wedding cake

  2. 2 :  having a common axis :  coaxial

concentrically

play \kən-ˈsen-tri-k(ə-)lē, ˌkän-\ adverb

concentricity

play \ˌkän-ˌsen-ˈtri-sə-tē\ noun

Origin and Etymology of concentric

Middle English consentrik, from Medieval Latin concentricus, from Latin com- + centrum center


First Known Use: 1578

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CONCENTRIC Defined for English Language Learners

concentric

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adjective con·cen·tric \kən-ˈsen-trik, ˌkän-\

Definition of concentric for English Language Learners

  • : having the same center


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concentric

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adjective con·cen·tric \kən-ˈsen-trik, (ˈ)kän-\

Medical Definition of concentric

  1. :  having a common center concentric circles

concentrically

\-tri-k(ə-)lē\play adverb


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