concentric circles


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concentric circles

[kən′sen·trik ′sər·kəlz]
(mathematics)
A family of coplanar circles with the same center.
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O'Donnell has solicited manuscripts for this book from about sixty authors worldwide, each enriching us with an overview and particulars of missionary care in his or her part of the world (about one-third of the book), or defining for us some aspect of the themes illustrated within the five concentric circles of care (about two-thirds).
Add blue, green, and gold crayon concentric circles of color around the eyespots and other linear details to the feathers.
The most obvious path to take when you decide to begin this journey is with the people in concentric circles around Martin Luther King Jr.
The truth is at the margins, and in the other concentric circles of waves flowing back to the center.
If it's a round table, fix a string to the centre with a drawing pin to create concentric circles that can be filled with different coloured tiles and patterns.
Second, Crowther uses the imagery of concentric circles to suggest the wider influence of that evangelical moral vision.
Goldstein ranked mailing lists as if they form a series of concentric circles.
Labyrinths, ancient structures that predate Christianity, are simply winding patterns of concentric circles, for example, Hopi Medicine Wheels, Celtic labyrinths, etc.
The findings indicate that the context identified in the students' responses was the nature of their relationship to the cared-for; barriers to caring can be viewed as a series of concentric circles, starting with the self at its center, followed by close friends and family, people in school, and, finally, strangers.
Every day around twilight, thousands of hungry Rainbows would gather in the meadow and arrange themselves in concentric circles.
It is diffracted by the crystal structure of each material, producing a unique pattern of concentric circles, called Debye rings.