Definitions for "Eccentric"
Deviating or departing from the center, or from the line of a circle; as, an eccentric or elliptical orbit; pertaining to deviation from the center or from true circular motion.
Not having the same center; -- said of circles, ellipses, spheres, etc., which, though coinciding, either in whole or in part, as to area or volume, have not the same center; -- opposed to concentric.
Pertaining to an eccentric; as, the eccentric rod in a steam engine.
The contraction of a muscle during its lengthening.
Used to describe the part of a repetition in which the muscle group works with gravity, usually relaxing the muscle (such as lowering a weight). This part of a repetition is also commonly referred to as 'the negative'.
The lowering phase of an exercise, when the muscle lengthens. For example, lowering the weight to your chest during the bench press is the eccentric, or "negative," portion of the exercise.
Deviating from stated methods, usual practice, or established forms or laws; deviating from an appointed sphere or way; departing from the usual course; irregular; anomalous; odd; as, eccentric conduct.
One who, or that which, deviates from regularity; an anomalous or irregular person or thing.
a person with an unusual or odd personality
The offset portion of the driveshaft that governs the stroke or distance the crosshead moves on a mechanical or manual shear.
Keywords:  misshapen, modular, cubes, dog, pupil
a term used to describe modular cubes in which the pattern on every face is different from the pattern on every other face.
This is a term used to describe a dog's eye where the pupil is misshapen.
off set to one side. used to describe how the stem attaches to the cap.
Keywords:  abaxial, spore, germ, pore, situated
(germ pore) situated at the abaxial side of the spore.
a nonconformist who will not even classify him- or herself in that group
a person whose mind and senses are excited by things that the average citizen does not even notice
a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities); "a real character"; "a strange character"; "a friendly eccentric"; "the capable type"; "a mental case"
Keywords:  cam, bow, energy, stored, control
The cam or part of the bow that is designed to control the stored energy of the bow.