Definition: The center of gravity or center of mass of an object.
Clark Kimberling's pictorial example and physical method of finding the centroid of an plane object. A more analytical description and information about the word's origin.
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Entry modified 6 May 2019.
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Paul E. Black, "centroid", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Paul E. Black, ed. 6 May 2019. (accessed TODAY) Available from: https://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/centroid.html