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 ; coaxialconcentrically adverbconcentricity noun

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  • concentric — [[t]kənse̱ntrɪk[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Concentric circles or rings have the same centre. Stonehenge is an ancient collection of enormous standing stones, mysteriously arranged in two concentric circles …   English dictionary

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