homocentric

[ hoh-muh-sen-trik, hom-uh- ]
/ ˌhoʊ məˈsɛn trɪk, ˌhɒm ə- /

adjective

having a common center; concentric: The painting was made of five homocentric circles, alternating bands of purple and orange.
diverging from or converging to the same point: homocentric rays.

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Origin of homocentric

First recorded in 1615–25; homo- + -centric

OTHER WORDS FROM homocentric

ho·mo·cen·tri·cal·ly, adverbho·mo·cen·tric·i·ty [hoh-moh-sen-tris-i-tee, hom-oh-], /ˌhoʊ moʊ sɛnˈtrɪs ɪ ti, ˌhɒm oʊ-/, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH homocentric

anthropocentric, homocentric
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British Dictionary definitions for homocentric

homocentric
/ (ˌhəʊməʊˈsɛntrɪk, ˌhɒm-) /

adjective

having the same centre; concentric

Derived forms of homocentric

homocentrically, adverb
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