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- adj. Alternative form of concentric.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as concentric. Boyle; Arbuthnot.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having a common center
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"The concentrical circles of the long-leaf pine (p. australis) are twelve times as numerous in the same space" [as of the loblolly pine].
The crystal sphere of thought is as concentrical as the geological structure of the globe.
Aristotle's wheel paradox: Rolling joined concentrical wheels seem to trace the same difference with their circumferences, even though the circumferences are different.
It is worthy remark, that frequently when we break one vesicle, we meet with another v/ithin it, and concentrical.
Strongly attracted by scientific and mathematical research, in the 1970s she experimented with engravings in copper and white metal, in which dynamical systems of curves, Archimedes’s spirals and wide or concentrical spaces alternate.
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