centrad


centrad
1. Toward the center. 2. A unit of measurement of the refracting strength of a prism; it corresponds to the deviation of a ray of light, the arc of which is 1/100 of the radius of the circle, or 0.57°.

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cen·trad 'sen-.trad adv or adj toward the center (as of the body) <\centrad to the epidermis>
centrad n a unit of angular measure equal to 1/100 of a radian or about 0.57 degrees

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cen·trad (senґtrad) [centr- + -ad] toward the center or a center, especially toward the center of the body.

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