Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having the same center.

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  • adj. Having an identical centre.
  • adj. Focused on human beings; anthropocentric.
  • adj. Having a homosexual bias or basis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the same center.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Concentric.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having a common center

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Examples

  • Peuerbach is also noted for his great attempt to reconcile the opposing thoeries of the universe, the so-called homocentric speres of Eudoxus and Aristotle, with Ptolemy's epicyclic trains.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip

  • First, it applies to the fertilization of humans only, not other animals -- not a negligible consideration, but still a biased, that is, a homocentric one.

    ProLifeBlogs

  • President Roosevelt and John Burroughs, in advancing such a view, are homocentric in the same fashion that the scholastics of earlier and darker centuries were homocentric.

    The Other Animals

  • But Mr. Hornaday's reply is such a facer to him and his homocentric theory that he has to do something.

    The Other Animals

  • In short, Mr. Burroughs's homocentric theory has been developed out of his homocentric ego, and by the misuse of language he strives to make the facts of life jibe with his theory.

    The Other Animals

  • Your intelligence tells you that such a process is not abstract reasoning, and your homocentric thesis compels you to conclude that it can be only a mechanical, instinctive process.

    The Other Animals

  • So that's a homocentric bureaucratic system going on and also perception within these districts and the people who are working this system is under blockage for this kind of effort.

    CNN Transcript May 7, 2008

  • Second is that the nature of this homocentric military regime is that the low-ranking bureaucrats, as well as middle-ranking bureaucrats and also all the way to the top, they do not perceive themselves as having the capacity and authority to make decision even to let those visas position quickly possible.

    CNN Transcript May 7, 2008

  • It was from a largely homocentric point of view that economists first began to label stocks of clean water and air, as well as forests, fisheries, and the ever evolving systems that support them – and us – as natural capital.

    Capital

  • As I view our world from the holistic, biocentric viewpoint, rather than the common homocentric (arrogant humanistic) viewpoint, I can think only of the literal millions of lives being sacrificed in the Orwellian madness of the Bush wars and upon our cruel, unyielding roadways at home in terms of being an ecological disaster as well as a human one.

    21st Century Roadkill

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