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concentric
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
shapes having a common center, axis or origin with one inside the other
  • It is demonstrable that the scratches are going everywhere impartially and it is only your candle which produces the flattering illusion of a concentric arrangement, its light falling with an exclusive optical selection.
    Book 3 — Waiting for Death (40% in)
  • Your pier-glass or extensive surface of polished steel made to be rubbed by a housemaid, will be minutely and multitudinously scratched in all directions; but place now against it a lighted candle as a centre of illumination, and lo! the scratches will seem to arrange themselves in a fine series of concentric circles round that little sun.
    Book 3 — Waiting for Death (39% in)

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