Meaning of CONCENTRIC in English

CONCENTRIC

transcription, транскрипция: [ kən-ˈsen-trik, ˌkän- ]

adjective

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

Date: 14th century

1. : having a common center

concentric circles

2. : having a common axis : coaxial

• con·cen·tri·cal·ly -tri-k(ə-)lē adverb

• con·cen·tric·i·ty ˌkän-ˌsen-ˈtri-sə-tē noun

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