• Definition for "centripetal"
    • Moving or directed toward a center or axis.
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centripetal definition

  • adjective:
    • Moving or directed toward a center or axis.
    • Operated by means of centripetal force.
    • Physiology Transmitting nerve impulses toward the nervous system; afferent.
    • Botany Developing or advancing inward toward the middle or axis, as with the top of a sunflower, where the oldest flowers are near the side in addition to youngest flowers come in the middle.
    • Tending or directed toward centralization: the centripetal effects of a homogeneous population.
    • directed or moving towards a centre
    • of, regarding, or run by centripetal power
    • directed towards nervous system; afferent
    • Tending, or causing, to approach the middle.
    • growing very first at foot of the inflorescence, and continuing in an effort to the summit.
    • getting the radicle switched toward the axis of the fruit, as some embryos.
    • advancing by modifications from the exterior of something toward its center.
    • maintaining unify
    • tending to move toward a center
    • of a nerve fibre or impulse originating outside and driving toward the central nervous system
    • Moving or directed toward a center or axis.
    • Operated by means of centripetal power.
    • Physiology Transmitting nerve impulses toward the central nervous system; afferent.
    • Botany Developing or progressing inward toward the center or axis, as in your head of a sunflower, in which the earliest plants tend to be near the edge additionally the youngest blossoms are in the guts.
    • Tending or directed toward centralization: the centripetal ramifications of a homogeneous population.
    • directed or moving towards a centre
    • of, associated with, or run by centripetal force
    • directed to the central nervous system; afferent
    • Tending, or causing, to approach the center.
    • growing first at base of the inflorescence, and continuing in an effort towards summit.
    • Having the radicle switched toward the axis of this good fresh fruit, as some embryos.
    • Progressing by changes from exterior of a thing toward its center.
    • tending to unify
    • tending to go toward a center
    • of a nerve fibre or impulse originating outside and moving toward the nervous system
  • others:
    • Tending or moving toward the guts: against centrifugal.
    • advancing by changes through the exterior of an object to its center: as, the centripetal calcification of a bone.
    • Tending or moving toward the middle: opposed to centrifugal.
    • Progressing by modifications from outside of an object to its center: because, the centripetal calcification of a bone.
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