of or belonging to neither the right nor the left politically or intellectually
equally distant from the extremes
direct one's attention on something
move into the center
a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
an area that is approximately central within some larger region
the middle of a military or naval formation
a place where some particular activity is concentrated
politically moderate persons; centrists
(football) the person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback
(basketball) the person who plays center on a basketball team
(ice hockey) the person who plays center on a hockey team
the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering
a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process
the object upon which interest and attention focuses
the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace
a position on a basketball team of the player who participates in the jump that starts the game
(American football) the position of the player on the line of scrimmage who puts the ball in play
the position on a hockey team of the player who participates in the face off at the beginning of the game
a building dedicated to a particular activity
the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher
A point equally distant from the extremities of a line, figure, or body, or from all parts of the circumference of a circle; the middle point or place.
The middle or central portion of anything.
A principal or important point of concentration; the nucleus around which things are gathered or to which they tend; an object of attention, action, or force; as, a center of attaction.
Those members of a legislative assembly (as in france) who support the existing government. they sit in the middle of the legislative chamber, opposite the presiding officer, between the conservatives or monarchists, who sit on the right of the speaker, and the radicals or advanced republicans who occupy the seats on his left, see right, and left.
A temporary structure upon which the materials of a vault or arch are supported in position until the work becomes self-supporting.
One of the two conical steel pins, in a lathe, etc., upon which the work is held, and about which it revolves.
A conical recess, or indentation, in the end of a shaft or other work, to receive the point of a center, on which the work can turn, as in a lathe.