Recent Examples of concentric from the Web
The dial's concentric circles call to mind both a car's steering wheel (or a roulette wheel), while the black-and-deep-baby-blue color combination references the two-tone design scheme of Formula One cars from the era.
Jouwayed has created concentric rings of colorful translucent walls that surround a central listening chamber.
The megaliths stand in concentric circles, and inside semi-subterranean chambers.
Monkey silhouettes play among concentric whirls on two kitchen window grates ($3,500 total).
Clambering up the concentric wooden circles that evoke the ship's masthead and spars and swaying yards above the deck, the actors seem to defy death.
There are three phases to any muscle action (contraction): concentric, isometric, and eccentric.
Brown or black spots appear, often in concentric circles or a bullseye and with yellow halos.
Here, the pool will be still enough for skimming dragonflies to draw concentric circles that overlap and widen across its dark surface.
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Origin and Etymology of concentric
Middle English consentrik, from Medieval Latin concentricus, from Latin com- + centrum center
First Known Use: 1578See Words from the same year
CONCENTRIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of concentric for English Language Learners
: having the same center
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