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barycenter definition

  • noun:
    • See center of mass.
    • The center of a mass; frequently specifically, the point at which the gravitational forces exerted by two items are equal
    • The centroid, the geometric center of an airplane figure
    • the idea representing the mean position for the matter in a body.
    • (astronomy) the typical center of mass around which several figures revolve
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