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variant of centri- before a vowel: centroid.
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How to use centr- in a sentence
At night I frequently have a leopard or bush-cat visit me; it is then too dark to shoot them, but my interest is centr——s—s—st!
"A centr—" I said, then sat back from the drawings, blinking.Double or Nothing|Jack Sharkey
Centr., translated into the Journal of the Chemical Society.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley