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Having a common center, such that two or more spheres, circles, or segments of circles are within one another.
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Having a common center; said of two or more circles or spheres having a common center.
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Q. Where to concentrate on while losing weight and how? a strongest muscle and largest muscle reduction will help me in losing weight. Where to concentrate on while losing weight and how?

A. why not do a sport that activates more muscles then just one..? running or swimming? those actions work on groups of big muscles and on your heart and lungs system that is very important in order to get in shape.

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A. Omega-3 fatty acids, phosphatidylserine, zinc and magnesium may have benefits with regard to ADD symptoms. i take omega-3 fatty acids every day for the past year and it helped me go threw a ruff year of studying.

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Computing the Image of the Centre of Concentric Circles. The circle [C.sub.1] intersects the line [L.sub.i] at two points [A.sub.i], [A'.sub.i] (i = 1,2,3), and circle [C.sub.2] intersects the line [L.sub.i] at two points [B.sub.i], [B'.sub.i] (i = 1,2,3), as shown in Figure 1.
For instance, the large circle of the Church of Santi Maria e Donato contains a small concentric circle comprised of black letters set in a white band of opus tessellatum indicating the Church was built in September 1141 'in nomine domini nostri jesu Christi', In the name of our Lord, Jesus Christ.
(3) Feature extraction by concentric circles. ROI is considered as a bag and its subregions can be viewed as the instances of the bag.
It seems clear that Warren's model incorporates concentric circles and considers evil peripheral to divine reality or to personhood.
The exhibition, opening Thursday at the Paco Imperial Cultural Center in downtown Rio, brings together more than five dozen paintings, silk screens and collages covered in Milhazes' signature riot of saturated color, concentric circles, upbeat flowers and meandering arabesques.
Though most people do not know its name, the Fresnel lens is a familiar object, a floppy or solid lens engraved with concentric circles that focus and intensifies light far more than is possible with a metal mirror, and without the great weight of a traditional lens.
Substantial savings are being demonstrated in malls where LED fixtures are turned off or dimmed in shrinking concentric circles after stores closed.
Outlining his alternate blueprint, Juncker said: "I could imagine a Europe of concentric circles with a strong core of fully integrated member states and with other member states on the outer circles - but the circles will not be perfect".
Or make concentric circles as a target area and see if you can throw beanbags (or balls/oranges) into the circles to score points.
That's probably the first encounter with concentric circles most of us have--the pupil in the iris.
Star rating: IN his epic poem Divine Comedy, Dante describes Hell as nine concentric circles of increasing suffering, in which unrepentant sinners are condemned to punishments that fit their crimes.
Shake off any excess juice, and arrange the pieces in the pan, standing on their sides, in concentric circles, embedding them into the mix.