Free Dictionary

Free Dictionary

Home ×
Link Link Link Link

Search Result for "concentric": 
Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. having a common center;
- Example: "concentric rings"
[syn: concentric, concentrical, homocentric]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Concentric \Con*cen"tric\, Concentrical \Con*cen"tric*al\, a. [F. concentrique. See Concenter.] Having a common center, as circles of different size, one within another. [1913 Webster] Concentric circles upon the surface of the water. --Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster] Concentrical rings like those of an onion. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Concentric \Con*cen"tric\, n. That which has a common center with something else. [1913 Webster] Its pecular relations to its concentrics. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

concentric adj 1: having a common center; "concentric rings" [syn: concentric, concentrical, homocentric] [ant: eccentric, nonconcentric]