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Having a common center, such that two or more spheres, circles, or segments of circles are within one another.


/con·cen·tric/ (kon-sen´trik) having a common center; extending out equally in all directions from a common center.


Etymology: L, con + centrum, center
describing two or more circles that have a common center.


Having a common center; said of two or more circles or spheres having a common center.

concentric (kn·senˑ·trik),

adj 1. referring to a muscle contraction that involves reduction in a muscle's length.
2. referring to muscles or other tissues that are structured as circles or rings.

Patient discussion about concentric

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.

Q. Does anyone have ideas for ways to overcome concentration problems without depending on medications? I'm reallllllly trying hard to study for my final exams and my ADD seems to bother me every time I touch the desk. Sometimes my thoughts fly out when I only think of how much I still have to study today!!! please- help if you can... I really don't want to start with meds...

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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With the company's FeatherTouch adjustment mode, the CircuitFlow crosshead enables precise concentricity adjustment via a self-contained cartridge-style system.
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The ThermoGrip shrink-fit toolholders [heat the holder to expand the inner diameter; insert the cutting tool; let cool so that there is a high radial clamping Force on the tool resulting from the shrinkage; to release, reheat) are said to be able to maintain high concentricity and elasticity after numerous heating and cooling cycles.
The improved WrinkleSTOP Spreader Roll holds better OD tolerance, offers an even smoother surface than that found on earlier models and includes a new clamping mechanism that improves roll life and contributes to improved OD concentricity.
A fully adjustable design allows separate concentricity and gum space adjustment on each of the layers.
The emphasis is now on matching the case to the chamber as closely as possible, while avoiding the excessive sizing that can lead to distortion, concentricity problems and work-hardened brass.
MACPLUS is a premium, value-added engineered bar that features customized metallurgy, guaranteed defect-free surfaces, and exceptionally tight dimensional tolerances and concentricity.