eccentric


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ec·cen·tric

(ek-sen'trik), Do not confuse this word with acentric.
1. Abnormal or peculiar in ideas or behavior. Synonym(s): erratic (1)
2. Proceeding from a center. Compare: centrifugal (2).
3. Synonym(s): peripheral
[G. ek, out, + kentron, center]

eccentric

adjective Referring to eccentricity.

noun A person whose behaviour or mannerisms are generally regarded as deviating from an accepted norm.

eccentric

adjective Not central, peripheral noun A person not regarded as 'normal' by his peers, friends, or family

ec·cen·tric

(ek-sen'trik)
1. Abnormal or peculiar in ideas or behavior.
2. Situated away from a center or proceeding from a center.
Compare: centrifugal (2)
3. Synonym(s): peripheral.

eccentric

Located away from, or deviating from, the centre or from the usual position.

ec·cen·tric

(ek-sen'trik) Do not confuse this word with acentric.
1. Abnormal or peculiar in ideas or behavior.
Synonym(s): erratic (1) .
2. Proceeding from a center.
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(3) eccentric and concentric training programs were conducted with an isokinetic dynamometer, using a series of six maximal voluntary contractions with maximal muscle contraction throughout the entire range of motion.
This collision, or near-collision, may have ejected one planet from the system entirely and pushed HD 20782 on its eccentric path.
HD 20782 has the most eccentric orbit known, measured at an eccentricity of .96.
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Subsequently, virtual evaluation of durability was made in the monitored points for whole variants--centric and eccentric load 100, 75 and 50%.
TREATMENT MODELS: There were two different types of treatment model, eccentric calf muscle training and concentric calf muscle training with therapeutic ultrasound.
Evidence regarding the influence of eccentric exercise induced muscle damage on plasma glutamine concentration is equivocal [25, 26].
In [2] authors investigated the eccentric distance sum of unicyclic graphs with given girth and characterize the extremal graphs with the minimal and the second minimal EDS; they also characterize the trees with the minimal EDS among the n-vertex trees of a given diameter.
In [3], Ghorbani showed that, for a vertex transitive graph G, the connective eccentric index is given by
First, we aimed to describe the regulation of NF-[kappa]B, IRF3, and indirectly AP-1 through TLR4 signaling Pathway activation in PBMC in response to an acute bout of eccentric exercise in young female subjects.
They have fewer linear configurations and options of eccentric throw compared to the TG series, but these models offer a great advantage over the other styles of crushers.
Yes our Jake is a treasure and one we may never see again, different, but all we eccentrics are.