barycenter

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bary- +‎ center

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barycenter (plural barycenters)

  1. (physics) The center of a mass; often specifically, the point at which the gravitational forces exerted by two objects are equal
    the Earth–Moon barycenter
  2. (geometry) The centroid, the geometric center of a plane figure

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