centric

See also: -centric

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • centrick, centrique (obsolete except archaic)

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek κεντρικός (kentrikos).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

centric (comparative more centric, superlative most centric)

  1. Being in the centre; central.
    • 1661, John Donne, "Elegie XVIII":
      So we her ayres contemplate, words and heart, / And virtues; but we love the Centrique part.
  2. (physics) Pertaining to a nerve centre.
  3. (of diatoms) Being a member of the class Centrales

Related termsEdit

Last modified on 18 June 2013, at 14:39