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Main Entry: cen·trif·u·gal
Pronunciation: sen-trif-y-gl, -trif-i-gl
Etymology: from scientific Latin centrifugus "centrifugal," literally, "fleeing from the center," from centri- "center" and -fugus, from Latin fugere "to run away, flee" --related to FUGITIVE, REFUGEE 1: proceeding or acting in a direction away from a center or axis 2: using or acting by centrifugal force