barycentric coordinate system

[ bar-uh-sen-trik ]
/ ˌbær əˈsɛn trɪk /

noun Mathematics.

a system of coordinates for an n-dimensional Euclidean space in which each point is represented by n constants whose sum is 1 and whose product with a given set of linearly independent points equals the point.

Origin of barycentric coordinate system

< Greek barý(s) heavy + -centric Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019