concentric

adjective con·cen·tric \ kən-ˈsen-trik , ˌkän- \
Updated on: 6 Dec 2017

Definition of concentric

1 : having a common center
  • concentric circles
  • the concentric layers of the wedding cake
2 : having a common axis : coaxial

concentrically

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

concentricity

play \ˌkän-ˌsen-ˈtri-sə-tē\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of concentric

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

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CONCENTRIC Defined for English Language Learners

concentric

adjective

Definition of concentric for English Language Learners

  • : having the same center


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concentric

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

medical Definition of concentric

: having a common center
  • concentric circles

concentrically

play \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


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