Meaning of centroid


Pronunciation: (sen'troid), [key]
— n.
  1. the point that may be considered as the center of a one- or two-dimensional figure, the sum of the displacements of all points in the figure from such a point being zero. Cf. center of mass.
  2. Also calledthat point where the medians of a triangle intersect.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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