See also: cèntric and -centric

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From Ancient Greek κεντρικός (kentrikós).

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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 subclass Coscinodiscophyceae (corresponding to the Centrales.)

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