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Definition 1: tending to move away from a center - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where centrifugal or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • centrifugal force

(centrifugal is similar to ...) away from an axis, as in a flower cluster in which the oldest flowers are in the center, the youngest near the edge

(centrifugal is similar to ...) moving or directed away from center, especially when spinning or traveling in a curve

Definition 2: tending away from centralization, as of authority - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where centrifugal or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the division of Europe into warring blocs produces ever-increasing centrifugal stress

(centrifugal is similar to ...) tending away from a central point

Definition 3: conveying information to the muscles from the CNS - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where centrifugal or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • motor nerves

Synonyms for centrifugal in the sense of this definition

(centrifugal is similar to ...) of nerves and nerve impulses; conveying information away from the CNS

"efferent nerves and impulses"

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