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 for Centrobaric
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Centrobaric \Cen`tro*bar"ic\, a. [Gr. (?) ? a treatise of
     Archimedes on finding the center of gravity, fr. ?
     gravitating toward the center; ? center + ? weight.]
     Relating to the center of gravity, or to the process of
     finding it.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Centrobaric method (Math.), a process invented for the
        purpose of measuring the area or the volume generated by
        the rotation of a line or surface about a fixed axis,
        depending upon the principle that every figure formed by
        the revolution of a line or surface about such an axis has
        for measure the product of the line or surface by the
        length of the path of its center of gravity; -- sometimes
        called theorem of Pappus, also, incorrectly, Guldinus's
        properties. See Barycentric calculus, under Calculus.
        [1913 Webster]

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