HyperDic: centripetal

English > 3 senses of the word centripetal:
ADJECTIVEallcentripetaltending to move toward a center
allcentripetal, unifyingtending to unify
allcentripetal, receptive, sensoryof a nerve ... / nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system
English > centripetal: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningtending to move toward a center.
Example"centripetal force"
Narrowerinward-developingToward an axis, as in a sunflower
inward-movingMoving or directed toward the center or axis, especially when spinning or traveling in a curve
Oppositecentrifugaltending to move away from a center
Spanishcentrípeta, centrípeto
Catalancentrípet
English > centripetal: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningtending to unify.
Synonymunifying
Broadercentralizing, centralisingtending to draw to a central point
Spanishunificador
Catalanunificador
English > centripetal: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningOf a nerve ... / nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system.
Synonymsreceptive, sensory
BroaderafferentOf nerves and nerve impulses
Spanishcentrípeto, receptivo, sensorial
Catalanreceptiu, sensorial

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