homocentric

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

adjective

having a common center; concentric.
diverging from or converging to the same point: homocentric rays.

Nearby words

  1. homo sapiens sapiens,
  2. homo-,
  3. homobiotin,
  4. homoblastic,
  5. homocarnosine,
  6. homocentricity,
  7. homocercal,
  8. homochlamydeous,
  9. homochromatic,
  10. homochrome

Also ho·mo·cen·tri·cal.

Origin of homocentric

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

Related formsho·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

Can be confusedanthropocentric anthropomorphic homocentric

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British Dictionary definitions for homocentric

homocentric

/ (ˌhəʊməʊˈsɛntrɪk, ˌhɒm-) /

adjective

having the same centre; concentric
Derived Formshomocentrically, adverb

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