## eccentricitiesOverview of noun eccentricity1. eccentricity -- (strange and unconventional behavior) 2. eccentricity -- ((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") 3. eccentricity -- (a circularity that has a different center or deviates from a circular path) Made possible by Princeton University "About WordNet." WordNet. Princeton University. 2010. http://wordnet.princeton.edu |