Origin of centric
Definition for centric (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for centric
Cen′tricalness, Centric′ity; Cen′trum, the body of a vertebra.
He was kind to the poor, walked much, talked to himself as he walked, and was known by the humble sort as "a'centric."The Translation of a Savage, Complete|Gilbert Parker
A reg'lar 'centric—but a reg'lar brick, cutting a wide swathe as he goes.The Right of Way, Complete|Gilbert Parker
With centric and eccentric scribbled o'er, / Cycle and epicycle, orb in orb.
British Dictionary definitions for centric (1 of 2)
- Also: concentric (of vascular bundles) having one type of tissue completely surrounding the other
- (of leaves, such as those of the onion) cylindrical