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centrifugal

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From Latin centrum (center) + fugiō (to flee) +‎ -al.

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  • IPA(key): /sɛnˈtɹɪf(j)əɡəl/, /sɛntɹəˈfjuːɡəl/

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centrifugal (not comparable)

  1. Tending, or causing, to recede from the center.
  2. (botany) Expanding first at the summit, and later at the base, as a flower cluster.
  3. (botany) Having the radicle turned toward the sides of the fruit, as some embryos.

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