homocentric

adjective (1)
homo·​centric
variants: or less commonly homocentrical \ pronunciation at homo-​+ \

Definition of homocentric

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: having the same center homocentric spheres specifically : diverging from or converging toward a common center used of light rays forming a pencil

homocentric

adjective (2)
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Definition of homocentric (Entry 2 of 2)

: centered on human beings the universe is not homocentric— Junjiro Takakusu

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Other Words from homocentric

Adjective (2)

homocentrically \ "+ \ adverb

History and Etymology for homocentric

Adjective (1)

New Latin homocentricus, from Greek homokentros concentric (from homo- hom- + -kentros, from kentron center) + Latin -icus -ic

Adjective (2)

Latin homo man, human being + English -centric

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“Homocentric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homocentric. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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