concentric concentric  /kən ˈsɛn trɪk/


  • (adj) having a common center



  1. A remarkable Sunday puzzle with concentric rings by Patrick Berry.
  2. The picture shows concentric shells of dust thrown off by previous explosions winding around the star like layers of a fragile cocoon.
  3. In concentric exercise, muscle cells shorten to exert force on an object, as in lifting a weight.


  1. These Traditional-Looking Quilts Are Made Of Film Strips

    Sabrina Gschwandtner’s concentric diamond patterns use 16-mm film footage. Sabrina Gschwandtner takes a canny approach to traditional crafts. The New York-based artist has been experimenting with various forms of fiber arts for years and is known for her innovative takes on crochet and knitting. In Sunshine and Shadow , her new solo exhibition at the Philadelphia Art Alliance, her singular kind ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

  2. Tom Glasgow: Steady, adequate supply of water vital to tomato growth

    Concentric tomato cracks occur in a circular pattern around the stem. This is a risk when we have heavy rains following a dry spell.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: New Bern Sun Journal


  1. "It is concentric rings to make up a sphere. Being able to display my work with artists like this is a great thing," Hume said.
    on Jul 2, 2008 By: Gary Hume Source: Gab with the Gazette

  2. Shlaim writes that these settlements were part of a systematic policy intended to exert strategic and military control which in this case involved, "surrounding the huge Greater Jerusalem area with two concentric circles of settlements with access...
    on Jan 13, 2009 By: Avi Shlaim Source: Mathaba.Net

  3. ...emphasis on better intelligence and sophisticated assessment and analysis of the inputs, Dr. Singh said there is a need to break down barriers to information sharing between various agencies."There are concentric circles of terrorism that...
    on Jan 5, 2009 By: Manmohan Singh Source: Newspost Online

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