/ (ˈmɛtəˌsɛntə) /
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the intersection of a vertical line through the centre of buoyancy of a floating body at equilibrium with the formerly vertical line through the centre of gravity of the body when the body is tilted
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Derived forms of metacentremetacentric, adjective
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Thus, for instance, the archecentric condition of any Avian structure is a metacentre of the Sauropsidan stem.