Centric meaning

-trĭ-kəl
The definition of centric is something that is centered or near the center.

An example of something centric is an organization that is at the center of a world issue like hunger; a centric organization.

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Having a specified kind or number of centers.

Polycentric.

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Situated at or near the center; central.
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Having a center.
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Having radially symmetrical valves. Used of diatoms.
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Having a specified object as the center.

Geocentric.

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Focused on or viewed in terms of a specified area, subject, or culture.

Anthropocentric; Afrocentric.

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In, at, or near the center; central.
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Of or having a center.
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Having a center or centers (of a specified kind or number)

Concentric.

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Having (a specified thing) as its center.

Geocentric.

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Having (a specified thing) as the focus of attention, efforts, etc.

Afrocentric.

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Situated at or near the center; central.
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Having a center.
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Having radially symmetrical valves. Used of diatoms.
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Being in the centre; central.
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(physics) Pertaining to a nerve centre.
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(of diatoms) Being a member of the class Centrales.
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Having a specified number of centres.
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Having a specified object at the centre, or as the focus of attention.
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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