Definition of centre-weighted in English:

centre-weighted

(US center-weighted)

adjective

  • 1Having the weight concentrated at the centre; having a balancing or regulating weight placed at the centre.

  • 2Photography. Designating a mode of automatic light metering in a camera that takes greater account of brightness readings from the central region of an image than of those from peripheral regions; (of a light meter) operating in this way.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The English Mechanic. From centre + weighted.

Pronunciation

centre-weighted

/ˈsɛntəˌweɪtɪd/