Definition of centrobaric in English:

centrobaric

adjective

  • Of a body: having the property that the gravitational force exerted upon it by any other body can be modelled by a single force acting upon a single fixed point.

Origin

Early 17th century (in an earlier sense). From post-classical Latin centrobaricus from Byzantine Greek κεντροβαρικός (implied by the nouns κεντροβαρικά (neuter plural), title of a treatise by Archimedes on the centre of gravity, κεντροβαρική (feminine) theory of the subject) from ancient Greek κεντρο- + βάρος weight + -ικός.

Pronunciation

centrobaric

/ˌsɛntrə(ʊ)ˈbarɪk/