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Synonyms for centripetal

tending to move toward a center


tending to unify

of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system

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The case of West Kalimantan is slightly more subtle, as political actors cannot rely on the support of particular ethnic groups alone and because of the centripetal nature of the West Kalimantan political setting which seeks to build support that cuts across ethnic lines.
Harris (2005) also distinguished vowel reductions in two categories: centripetal and centrifugal.
Drawing on Foucault's topological analyses of governmental power, especially his elaboration of its coeval centripetal and centrifugal flows, we argue that understanding the scaling of resilience policy and practice involves acknowledging its infrastructural composition.
So, if you want to learn about Newton's discovery of centripetal force and acceleration, you can.
It showed peripheral nodular enhancement in the late hepatic arterial phase (Figure 2A) which persisted on the portal venous phase with centripetal progression (Figure 2B).
In this article, I will be discussing developments in centripetal thinking that have given rise to new and inclusive perspectives for music educators.
As long as you hold the string, you create something called centripetal force toward your hand, which is felt as tension in the string.
The maksimatic cup holder changes everything about cup holders because it holds one's beverage from the top instead of the bottom; it works using centripetal force and is also gyroscopic which means it levels out automatically with grade changes in current terrain.
In his study, Thakkar reaffirms previous criticism from a post-colonialist perspective, and also demonstrates how Rulfo uses centripetal and centrifugal irony to engage the reader and allude to the socially problematic discourse of post-Revolutionary Mexico.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Organized education is a game of centripetal and centrifugal forces.
The essays examine the centrifugal and centripetal forces style exerts on our understanding of language and its composition.
Say hello to centripetal force--that's the force acting on an object that moves in a circular motion, directed towards its center.
As they focused on keeping the aircraft level, the spin rate accelerated, increasing the centripetal forces on the crew.
Forced me to accept his unmoving and unmovable black ball as the hulking center to Holly Solomon's centripetal walls.
Hinton states that Tomaryn Bruckner's distinction between a centripetal textuality, typical of the prose cycles, and a centrifugal textuality, typical of the Continuations' relationship to Chretien's master text (Chretien Continued 17), "obscures to a certain extent the way in which each successive extension of the narrative produces a new 'master text' with or against which the next author in the sequence will write" (24-25).