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Con*cen"tric (?), Con*cen"tric*al (?), a. [F. concentrique. See Concenter.]

Having a common center, as circles of different size, one within another.

Concentric circles upon the surface of the water. Sir I. Newton.

Concentrical rings like those of an onion. Arbuthnot.

 

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Con*cen"tric, n.

That which has a common center with something else.

Its pecular relations to its concentrics. Coleridge.

 

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