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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having a common center (as circles one within another). Also: Marked by the loosening and falling away of successive rounded or spherical shells.

Usage examples (33)
  • The two wheels rotate independently, held concentrically by a grommet.
  • Oh my, an irresistible concentrically fitted versus a considerable Sports.
  • They were rings of clouds placed concentrically round the terrestrial globe.
  • I wonder about "lightly/ concentrically ringed" – the phrase comes off as clumsy. for more
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