Definition of Homocentric

1. Adjective. Having a common center. "Concentric rings"

Exact synonyms: Concentric, Concentrical
Similar to: Coaxal, Coaxial
Derivative terms: Concentricity
Antonyms: Eccentric



Definition of Homocentric

1. a. Having the same center.

Definition of Homocentric

1. Adjective. Having an identical centre. ¹

2. Adjective. Focused on human beings; anthropocentric. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Homocentric

1. Having the same centre; denoting rays that meet at a common focus. Compare: heterocentric. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Homocentric

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homoaromatic
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homobenzylic
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homocapsaicin
homocarnosine
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homocategoric
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homocentric (current term)
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homocerebrin
homochain
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homochlorcyclizine
homochromatic

Literary usage of Homocentric

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Wilson's Photographic Magazine (1906)
"Hence the name "homocentric." In the construction of photographic lens systems, ... homocentric lenses are absolutely free from these spherical zones, ..."

2. On the Anomalies of Accommodation and Refraction of the Eye: With a by Franciscus Cornelis Donders (1864)
"The diverging light, emitted from a point of any object, is therefore homocentric; a bundle of parallel rays, derived from a point situated at an infinite ..."

3. The Wittich Connection: Conflict and Priority in Late Sixteenth-century by Owen Gingerich, Robert S. Westman (1988)
"The SECOND MODE has a homocentric equal in size and speed to the eccentric, which carries a double epicycle in which the radius of the first is equal to the ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Italian Averroism and its Tendencies to Routine—Attempts at Restoring the Astronomy of homocentric Spheres; XII. The Copernican Revolution ..."

5. Mirrors, Prisms and Lenses: A Text-book of Geometrical Optics by James Powell Cocke Southall (1918)
"Thus, to a homocentric bundle of incident rays reflected at a plane mirror there corresponds also a homocentric bundle of reflected rays. ..."

6. The American Annual of Photography (1909)
"Ross homocentric Lenses Absolutely free from zonal aberration. ... The Focus of the " homocentric " does not alter with change of stops. ..."

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