# centroid

Mechanics. the point that may be considered as the center of a one- or two-dimensional figure, the sum of the displacements of all points in the figure from such a point being zero.: Compare center of mass.

Also called median point. Geometry. that point where the medians of a triangle intersect.

## Origin of centroid

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## Other words from centroid

- cen·troi·dal, adjective

## Words Nearby centroid

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## How to use centroid in a sentence

Above the

*centroid*of compression there is nothing but a trifling amount of embedment of the stirrup.Some Mooted Questions in Reinforced Concrete Design | Edward GodfreyThe medians of a triangle are concurrent in the

*centroid*, or center of gravity of the triangle.The Teaching of Geometry | David Eugene Smith

## British Dictionary definitions for centroid

/ (ˈsɛntrɔɪd) /

the centre of mass of an object of uniform density, esp of a geometric figure

(of a finite set) the point whose coordinates are the mean values of the coordinates of the points of the set

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