Origin of eccentric
Examples from the Web for excentric
The moon moves on an epicycle centred on a second epicycle, itself centred on a deferent, excentric to the earth.History of Astronomy|George Forbes
It has been further suggested, that the description of my excentric Bar Press was not sufficiently explicit.A New Century of Inventions|James White
Cephalis subspherical, with an excentric conical horn of the same length.
We shall dwell upon three terms: Concentric, normal, excentric.Delsarte System of Oratory|Various
Cephalis subcylindrical, with an excentric, stout, pyramidal horn of the same length.