# centroid

## Arabic translation: مُتَّجِهة أو كَـمِّـيّة مُـتَّجِهة

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 English term or phrase: centroid Arabic translation: مُتَّجِهة أو كَـمِّـيّة مُـتَّجِهة

 12:57 Oct 20, 2001
English to Arabic translations [PRO]
Science
 English term or phrase: centroid vector, or direction of a variable
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 Is this one term or two? Explanation:1. Centroid: According to the American Heritage Dictionary, "centroid" is synonymous with "center of mass" or CM. When I was in high school, we called that MARKAZ AL-THIQAL مركز الثِقَل Al-Khatib's New Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms prefers MARKAZ MUTAWASSIT مركز متوسـط If had my druthers, I would call it MARKAZ AL-KUTLA مركز الكُتلة. 2. Vector: When I was in high school, we called that MUTTAJIHA or KAMMIYYA MUTTAJIHA مُتَّجِهة أو كَـمِّـيّة مُـتَّجِهة The above mentioned reference still uses the same term. A vector is a quantity that has both a magnitude and a direction. Mechanical forces, for instance, are vectors. A quantity that has a magnitude but no direction is called "scalar" كمية سُـلَّميّة أو كمية لا متجهة أو غير متجهة Volume, for instance, is a scalar. Fuad
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4 +1Is this one term or two?Fuad Yahya
4مركز الثقل أو نقطة التوازن
 Safaa Roumani

2 hrs   confidence:
مركز الثقل أو نقطة التوازن

Explanation:
Centroid is the center of mass (the balancing point).

Calculus by Larson, Hostetlet and Edwards.
 Safaa RoumaniUnited StatesLocal time: 01:55Native speaker of: ArabicPRO pts in pair: 52

3 hrs   confidence:
markaz mutawasset مركز متوسط

Explanation:
centroid
markaz mutawasset
مركز متوسط
or: annuqtato alwosta
النقطة الوسطى

centroid method
tariqa markaziya
طريقة مركزية

 RaghadLocal time: 08:55PRO pts in pair: 160

9 hrs   confidence: peer agreement (net): +1
Is this one term or two?

Explanation:
1. Centroid: According to the American Heritage Dictionary, "centroid" is synonymous with "center of mass" or CM. When I was in high school, we called that MARKAZ AL-THIQAL مركز الثِقَل

Al-Khatib's New Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms prefers MARKAZ MUTAWASSIT مركز متوسـط

If had my druthers, I would call it MARKAZ AL-KUTLA مركز الكُتلة.

2. Vector: When I was in high school, we called that MUTTAJIHA or KAMMIYYA MUTTAJIHA مُتَّجِهة أو كَـمِّـيّة مُـتَّجِهة

The above mentioned reference still uses the same term. A vector is a quantity that has both a magnitude and a direction. Mechanical forces, for instance, are vectors. A quantity that has a magnitude but no direction is called "scalar"

كمية سُـلَّميّة أو كمية لا متجهة أو غير متجهة
Volume, for instance, is a scalar.

American Heritage Dictionary
Al-Khatib's New Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms
 Fuad YahyaNative speaker of: Arabic, EnglishPRO pts in pair: 7167
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