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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.
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Concentric

Having a common center.
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concentric

Having a common center.
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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.
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Eudoxus handled this set of concentric spheres as a mathematical device, not as a physical reality.
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