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concentric

con·cen·tric

concentric

 
pronunciation:
kn sen trihk
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of circles or spheres, having the same center.
A target is formed of concentric circles.
antonyms:
eccentric
derivations: concentrically (adv.), concentricity (n.)
Word Parts
The word concentric contains the following parts:
con- Latin prefix that means with, together
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The prefix con- is an assimilated form of com- used before roots beginning with c, d, f, g, j, n, s, and v. See com-. Note: con- is frequently an intensive prefix, as in "conceive ."