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Definition: Centrobaric
Centrobaric *\Cen`tro*bar"ic\*, a. [Gr. (?) ? a treatise of
Archimedes on finding the center of gravity, fr. ?
gravitating toward the center; ? center + ? weight.]
Relating to the center of gravity, or to the process of
finding it.
[1913 Webster]
Centrobaric method (Math.), a process invented for the
purpose of measuring the area or the volume generated by
the rotation of a line or surface about a fixed axis,
depending upon the principle that every figure formed by
the revolution of a line or surface about such an axis has
for measure the product of the line or surface by the
length of the path of its center of gravity; -- sometimes
called theorem of Pappus, also, incorrectly, Guldinus's properties
. See Barycentric calculus, under Calculus.
[1913 Webster]

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