from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See center of mass.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The center of a mass; often specifically, the point at which the gravitational forces exerted by two objects are equal
- n. The centroid, the geometric center of a plane figure
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the point representing the mean position of the matter in a body.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (astronomy) the common center of mass around which two or more bodies revolve
Greek barus, heavy; see gwerə-1 in Indo-European roots + center.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
bary- + center (Wiktionary)