How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"centro" is from "centrum" (center) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "center" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|Sometimes called the centrosphere, or the Earth's innermost layer, the core was almost a complete mystery until the development of the science of seismology and seismic instruments.|
|The centroid of an area is similar to the center of mass of a body.|