concentric

(redirected from concentrically)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Wikipedia.
Related to concentrically: concentric contraction, concentric exercise

concentric

[kən′sen·trik]
(science and technology)
Pertaining to the relationship between two different-sized circular, cylindrical, or spherical shapes when the smaller one is exactly centered within the larger one.

Concentric

Having a common center.

concentric

Having a common center.

concentric

Coming from the center, or circles within circles. For example, tracks on a hard disk are concentric. Tracks on optical media are concentric or spiral shaped (in a coil) depending on the type.
References in periodicals archive ?
Caption: Figure 3 Axial CT scan of the pelvis showing a concentrically reduced right hip.
The simplest and most conventional method of building with coils is to lay them concentrically one after the other, but where the laying of coils goes beyond this, as is the case with integrated coiled pottery, coiling technique becomes rather complex.
What you do then is take a knife and make an encircling cut concentrically around the cervix and into the fundus of the uterus, but parallel to the long access of the uterus and endometrial cavity, going around and around and around," explained Dr.
Concentrically braced frames are widely used in steel structures because of the increased stiffness, low cost and ease of construction they offer compared to other lateral reinforcement systems.
The two clutches are mounted concentrically on the gearbox input side.
Immediately above the clamp ring is a Power-Cincher[R] flow control valve employing a series of curved, articulated rods that cinch the bag spout concentrically, allowing dust-free retying and removal of partially-empty bags.
A confirmed intuition: the skin locus grows concentrically, in center being the pixels with the highest probability i.
Immediately above the clamp ring is a "Power-Cincher" flow control valve employing a series of curved, articulated rods that cinch the bag spout concentrically, allowing dust-free retying and removal of partially empty bags.
The carburetor has a pair of concentric, stepped venturi inlets wherein the producer gas is introduced into an expanding venturi simultaneously and concentrically with the introduction of air through a reducing venturi, accelerating and commingling the fuel and air to provide a suitable mixture for introduction into the throat of a typical carburetor.
MWNTs are in fact concentrically nested SWNTs, with a distance between the layers or walls equal to 0.
On day 7 in HA group the tendon sheath showed granulation reaction characterized by large number of intermingled plump shaped fibroblasts aligned concentrically around the tendon fascicles (Fig.