center of area

center of area

[′sen·tər əv ′er·ē·ə]
(mathematics)
For a plane figure, the center of mass of a thin uniform plate having the same boundaries as the plane figure. Also known as center of figure; centroid.
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Photo: Lyndsey Medders, left, and Harvard-Westlake were at the center of area girls' basketball this offseason when Melissa Hearlihy left Alemany to coach the rival Wolverines.

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