from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Situated at or near the center; central.
- adj. Having a center.
- adj. Of or relating to diatoms of the class Centrales, distinguished by their radially symmetrical form.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Being in the centre; central.
- adj. Pertaining to a nerve centre.
- adj. Being a member of the class Centrales
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Placed in the center or middle; central; situated at or near a center.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Central; basic; fundamental.
- Originating at or connected with a central point: as, a centric nervous disease (that is, one depending on a brain-lesion, for example, as contrasted with a peripheral disease affecting the nerves in their course).
- n. A circle the center of which is the same as that of the earth.
- In petrography, applied by Becke (1878) to rock fabrics formed by the grouping of crystals about a center, radially or concentrically.
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- adj. having or situated at or near a center
From Ancient Greek κεντρικός. (Wiktionary)