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concentric (adjective), more concentric, most concentric
1. Pertaining to circles, arcs, or other shapes that have the same center with the larger one completely surrounding the smaller ones.
2. Etymology: from Latin concentricus; from com-, "together" + centrum, "center".
This entry is located in the following units: centro-, centr-, centri-, kentro- (page 5) -ic (page 43)
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coaxial needle electrode, concentric needle electrode
A recording electrode consisting of an insulated metal wire inside a hollow stainless steel cannula.

Differences in potential are measured using the needle shaft as a reference and the wire tip as the exploring electrode.

This entry is located in the following units: centro-, centr-, centri-, kentro- (page 4) electro-, electr-, electri- (page 2)
spherical weathering, spheroidal weathering, concentric weathering
1. The chemical weathering of blocks of rock so that they take on a more rounded shape; such as rounded boulders that help to create domed monoliths.
2. Chemical weathering in which concentric or spherical shells of decayed rock are successively separated from a block of rock.

It commonly results in the formation of a rounded boulder of decomposition.

This entry is located in the following units: centro-, centr-, centri-, kentro- (page 9) sphero-, spher-, -sphere- (page 13)