Associations to the word «Eccentricity»
ECCENTRICITY, noun. The quality of being eccentric; any eccentric behaviour.
ECCENTRICITY, noun. (mathematics) The ratio, constant for any particular conic section, of the distance of a point from the focus to its distance from the directrix.
ECCENTRICITY, noun. Strange and unconventional behavior.
ECCENTRICITY, noun. (geometry) a ratio describing the shape of a conic section; the ratio of the distance between the foci to the length of the major axis; "a circle is an ellipse with zero eccentricity".
ECCENTRICITY, noun. A circularity that has a different center or deviates from a circular path.
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.