Definition of centroid in English:


Syllabification: cen·troid
Pronunciation: /ˈsenˌtroid


  • The center of mass of a geometric object of uniform density.
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    • Clearly the centroid of the planar region surrounded by the polygon is at point A.
    • The volume ratio for the sphere and cylinder can be derived from first principles without using levers and centroids.
    • When three sides are concurrent, they intersect at the centroid of the triangle.

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