Centric Definition

-trĭ-kəl
adjective
In, at, or near the center; central.
Webster's New World
Of or having a center.
Webster's New World
Having radially symmetrical valves. Used of diatoms.
American Heritage Medicine
(physics) Pertaining to a nerve centre.
Wiktionary
(of diatoms) Being a member of the class Centrales.
Wiktionary
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suffix
Having a specified kind or number of centers.
Polycentric.
American Heritage
Having a specified object as the center.
Geocentric.
American Heritage
Focused on or viewed in terms of a specified area, subject, or culture.
Anthropocentric; Afrocentric.
American Heritage
affix
Having a center or centers (of a specified kind or number)
Concentric.
Webster's New World
Having (a specified thing) as its center.
Geocentric.
Webster's New World
Having (a specified thing) as the focus of attention, efforts, etc.
Afrocentric.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Centric

  • ME -centrik < ML -centricus < L centrum, center + -icus, -ic

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek κεντρικός (kentrikos).

    From Wiktionary

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