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I don't believe that life is linear. I think of it as circles - concentric circles that connect.
Michelle Williams

Meaning of "concentric" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CONCENTRIC

From Medieval Latin concentricus, from Latin com- same + centrumcentre.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CONCENTRIC

concentric  [kənˈsɛntrɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONCENTRIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Concentric is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CONCENTRIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Concentric

In geometry, two or more objects are said to be concentric, coaxal, or coaxial when they share the same center or axis. Circles, regular polygons and regular polyhedra, and spheres may be concentric to one another, as may cylinders.

Definition of concentric in the English dictionary

The definition of concentric in the dictionary is having a common centre.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONCENTRIC


acentric
eɪˈsɛntrɪk
acrocentric
ˌækrəʊˈsɛntrɪk
androcentric
ˌændrəʊˈsɛntrɪk
anthropocentric
ˌænθrəpəʊˈsɛntrɪk
barycentric
ˌbærɪˈsɛntrɪk
centric
ˈsɛntrɪk
dicentric
daɪˈsɛntrɪk
eccentric
ɪkˈsɛntrɪk
ecocentric
ˌiːkəʊˈsɛntrɪk
egocentric
ˌiːɡəʊˈsɛntrɪk
ethnocentric
ˌɛθnəʊˈsɛntrɪk
Eurocentric
ˌjʊərəʊˈsɛntrɪk
exocentric
ˌɛksəʊˈsɛntrɪk
geocentric
ˌdʒiːəʊˈsɛntrɪk
heliocentric
ˌhiːlɪəʊˈsɛntrɪk
metacentric
ˌmɛtəˈsɛntrɪk
pericentric
ˌpɛrɪˈsɛntrɪk
polycentric
ˌpɒlɪˈsɛntrɪk
theocentric
ˌθɪəˈsɛntrɪk
topocentric
ˌtɒpəˈsɛntrɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONCENTRIC

concent
concenter
concentrate
concentrated
concentratedly
concentration
concentration camp
concentration span
concentrative
concentratively
concentrativeness
concentrator
concentre
concentrical
concentrically
concentricity
concentus
concept
concept album
conceptacle

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONCENTRIC

areocentric
asymmetric
bicentric
electric
endocentric
gastric
geometric
homocentric
hydroelectric
mantric
metric
multicentric
pediatric
psychiatric
selenocentric
submetacentric
symmetric
Tantric
telocentric
uneccentric

Synonyms and antonyms of concentric in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «concentric» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONCENTRIC

Find out the translation of concentric to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of concentric from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «concentric» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

同心
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

concéntrica
570 millions of speakers

English

concentric
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गाढ़ा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

متحدة المركز
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

концентрические
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

concêntrica
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সমকেন্দ্রি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

concentrique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sepusat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

konzentrisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

同心の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

동심
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Konsisten
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đồng tâm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அடர்ந்த
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

केंद्रित
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ortak merkezli
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

concentrico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

koncentryczne
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

концентричні
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

concentric
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ομόκεντρους
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

konsentriese
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

koncentrisk
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

konsentriske
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of concentric

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONCENTRIC»

The term «concentric» is quite widely used and occupies the 33.303 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONCENTRIC» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about concentric

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QUOTES WITH «CONCENTRIC»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word concentric.
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Michelle Williams
I don't believe that life is linear. I think of it as circles - concentric circles that connect.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONCENTRIC»

Discover the use of concentric in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to concentric and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Concentric Circles of Concern: From Self to Others Through ...
Readers will learn how to spread the love and good news of Christ by building and repairing personal relationshiops.
W. Oscar Thompson, Claude V. King, 1999
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Effects of Concentric and Eccentric Contractions of the Knee ...
The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of eccentric and concentric muscle contractions on the frequency and amplitude of EMG, torque, blood lactate, and the amount of work done.
Jeremiah Cedric Campbell, 2007
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The Concentric Method In The Diagnosis Of Psychoneurotics
First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Laignel-Lavastine, M, Laignel-Lavastine (M., Maxime), 2013
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Effects of Concentric and Eccentric Muscle Contractions on ...
Purpose. To determine the effects of concentric and eccentric muscle contractions on IL-6 signaling and its possible downstream regulation of HSP-72 expression in human skeletal muscle, and whether contraction-induced IL-6 expression may ...
Travis Harvey, 2008
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Concentric circles
Chinese poetry
Lian Yang, Brian Holton, Agnes Hung-Chong Chan, 2005
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Biomechanical Analysis of Eccentric and Concentric Lifting ...
In a second phase of this research, this new EMG-assisted model was used to study the differences in the biomechanical response between lowering (eccentric) and lifting (concentric) exertions. Eccentric exertions induced significantly (p
Yu Shu, 2008
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Electrical Engineering Drawing
5.2.1.2 Concentric Type Winding: A concentric type winding is made up of concentric coils of different pitch, for each pair of poles. The concentric windings are divided into two main groups viz., (a) unbifur- cated winding and (b) bifurcated ...
Dr S K Bhattacharya, 2007
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Cities of the World: World Regional Urban Development
A variety of theories has been developed to describe and explain the pattern of land use and the distribution of population groups within cities. The four most widely accepted theories, or models, of city structure are the concentric zone theory, ...
Stanley D. Brunn, Jack Williams, Donald J. Zeigler, 2003
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Fluid Mechanics
6.1.4 Flow Between Rotating Concentric Cylinders A cylindrical coordinate system r, φ, z with the velocity components ur, uφ , uz is most suitable for this flow because the boundaries of the flow field are then given by the coordinate surfaces r ...
Joseph Spurk, Nuri Aksel, 2008
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Bonica's Management of Pain
One can speak of concentric versus eccentric exercise, isokinetic versusisotonicexercise, closed kinetic chainversus open kinetic chain exercise, and plyometric exercise. Concentric and eccentric exercise. Concentric muscular contraction ...
Scott Fishman, Jane Ballantyne, James P. Rathmell, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONCENTRIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term concentric is used in the context of the following news items.
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Between Berlin and a Hard Place: Greece and the German Strategy …
... “possibly the most dangerous one, too,” standing “at the center of more concentric circles of power than any other banker on the Continent.”. «Dissident Voice, Jul 15»
2
Nine Fountains. One Mission. Bacara Resort & Spa converts its …
Designed by Paul Mills, Lotusland's Assistant Curator, this stunning fountain features three concentric circles consisting of three different plants ... «Santa Barbara Independent, Jul 15»
3
NEPA locals head to Chicago for a piece of 'Deadhead,' music history
Looking straight onto the stage, one saw concentric circles that flashed and changed colors looking like a more sophisticated version of a Time ... «The Weekender, Jul 15»
4
Capital Sound Successfully Deploys Martin Audio MLA Again For …
This was extended to four lines of non-concentric arcs (occupying nine positions). The main nine delays comprised 7 x MLA and a single MLD ... «Home Toys, Jul 15»
5
A visit to 'Miss Julie' is a night to remember
For the set, Olson has recreated a trapezoid-like slate brick floor in concentric circles, drawing the audience's attention to the large kitchen table ... «The Suburban Times, Jul 15»
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Missing ICG Dornier: Pilots' families dissatisfied
The Coast Guard ship located a sheen of multi-coloured oil in concentric circles, samples of which were later proved to be non-aircraft fuel in ... «Deccan Herald, Jul 15»
7
Specialized updates Camber trail range for 2016
Specialized has tweaked its FSR layout on the new Camber, mostly notably with a 'Concentric Link FSR' that directly connects the seat stay to ... «BikeRadar.com, Jul 15»
8
The Pope's three-nation tour to encounter big problems
... and a concentric circle of ghastly cancers among the indigenous population. Some environmentalists have dubbed it “a rainforest Chernobyl. «MSNBC, Jul 15»
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Indian American family shine with their entrepreneurial, innovative …
Barg said he “hasn't slugged any home runs, but he has hit some nice singles.” Concentric got him his first nice car; Intridea got him a house; ... «The American Bazaar, Jul 15»
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Mainers bring passion, fun to fast-paced presentation event in …
Other presentations include Jennifer Olsen's “Faces and Facades: Concentric Circles of a Community's Health” and Lisa Pohlmann's “Maine's ... «Bangor Daily News, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Concentric [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/concentric>. Sep 2019 ».
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