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homocentric 1

Syllabification: ho·mo·cen·tric
Pronunciation: /ˌhōmōˈsentrik/

adjective

Having the same center.
Example sentences
  • Many of the early commentators believed that Plato was the inspiration for Eudoxus's representation of planetary motion by his system of homocentric spheres.
  • He is a strong supporter of Eudoxus's theory of homocentric spheres which consisted of a number of rotating spheres, each sphere rotating about an axis through the centre of the Earth.
  • This rare spectacle surprised both local residents and travelers on International Labour Day as they saw the shining sun surrounded by two bright homocentric circles.

Origin

Early 17th century: from Greek homo- 'same' + -centric.

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homocentric 2 Syllabification: ho·mo·cen·tric
Pronunciation:
/ˌhōmōˈsentrik/

adjective

Another term for anthropocentric.
Example sentences
  • In his book he expressed this homocentric notion clearly.
  • Far from reflecting some underlying natural system, Cuvier's use of the nervous system in his classification schemes had a homocentric starting point.
  • For all their claims to being the guardians of life, the truth is that they're at least as homocentric as anyone else.

Origin

Early 20th century: from Latin homo 'human being, man' + -centric.

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