Sinonimi: center of mass
ETYM Latin centrum + -oid.
Point representing the mean position of the matter in a body; SYN. center of mass.
A point whose coordinates are the averages of the corresponding coordinates of a given set of points and which for a given plane or three-dimensional figure (as a triangle or sphere) corresponds to the center of mass of a thin plate of uniform thickness and consistency or a body of uniform consistency having the same boundary.