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decenter

/de·cen·ter/ (-sen´ter) in optics, to design or make a lens such that the visual axis does not pass through the optical center of the lens.
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Caption: Figure 1 (A) Contact lenses often decentre inferior temporally (blue circle), yet the pupil will often decentre superior nasally (yellow circle), offsetting the optics from the pupil centre; (B) The pupil offset is often subtle, and average decentration of the pupil is usually less than 0.
The various growing fields of transnational history need scholarship that decentres the US-centric model and expands beyond borders, regions, directions, and peoples that have dominated this field of inquiry.
Jean-Pierre Bobillot decentres rhetorical figures, Jean-Michel Gouvard tackles proper names, Eliane Delente analyses demonstratives, Joseph Sanchez defines the 'flou' in pragmatic terms, and Jean-Louis Aroui classifies the tercets.