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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

center \cen"ter\ (s[e^]n"t[~e]r), noun [F. centre, fr. L. centrum, fr. Gr. ke'ntron any sharp point, the point round which a circle is described, fr. kentei^n to prick, goad.]

1. 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.

2. The middle or central portion of anything.

3. 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.

4. The earth. [Obs.] --Shak.

5. 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}.

6. (Arch.) A temporary structure upon which the materials of a vault or arch are supported in position until the work becomes self-supporting.

7. (Mech.) (a) One of the two conical steel pins, in a lathe, etc., upon which the work is held, and about which it revolves. (b) 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.

Note: In a lathe the

{live center} is in the spindle of the head stock; the

{dead center} is on the tail stock.

{Planer centers} are stocks carrying centers, when the object to be planed must be turned on its axis.

{Center of an army}, the body or troops occupying the place in the line between the wings.

{Center of a curve} or {Center of a surface} (Geom.) (a) A point such that every line drawn through the point and terminated by the curve or surface is bisected at the point. (b) The fixed point of reference in polar coordinates. See {Coordinates}.

{Center of curvature of a curve} (Geom.), the center of that circle which has at any given point of the curve closer contact with the curve than has any other circle whatever. See {Circle}.

{Center of a fleet}, the division or column between the van and rear, or between the weather division and the lee.

{Center of gravity} (Mech.), that point of a body about which all its parts can be balanced, or which being supported, the whole body will remain at rest, though acted upon by gravity.

{Center of gyration} (Mech.), that point in a rotating body at which the whole mass might be concentrated (theoretically) without altering the resistance of the intertia of the body to angular acceleration or retardation.

{Center of inertia} (Mech.), the center of gravity of a body or system of bodies.

{Center of motion}, the point which remains at rest, while all the other parts of a body move round it.

{Center of oscillation}, the point at which, if the whole matter of a suspended body were collected, the time of oscillation would be the same as it is in the actual form and state of the body.

{Center of percussion}, that point in a body moving about a fixed axis at which it may strike an obstacle without communicating a shock to the axis.

{Center of pressure} (Hydros.), that point in a surface pressed by a fluid, at which, if a force equal to the whole pressure and in the same line be applied in a contrary direction, it will balance or counteract the whole pressure of the fluid. Center

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Center \Cen"ter\, Centre \Cen"tre\ verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Centered} or {Centred} (s[e^]n"t[~e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Centering} or {Centring}.]

1. To be placed in a center; to be central.

2. To be collected to a point; to be concentrated; to rest on, or gather about, as a center.

Where there is no visible truth wherein to center, error is as wide as men's fancies. --Dr. H. More.

Our hopes must center in ourselves alone. --Dryden. Center

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Center \Cen"ter\, Centre \Cen"tre\, verb (used with an object)

1. To place or fix in the center or on a central point. --Milton.

2. To collect to a point; to concentrate.

Thy joys are centered all in me alone. --Prior.

3. (Mech.) To form a recess or indentation for the reception of a center. Centerbit

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

center

adjective

1: equally distant from the extremes [syn: {center(a)}, {halfway}, {middle(a)}, {midway}]

2: of or belonging to neither the right nor the left politically or intellectually [ant: {left}, {right}]

noun

1: an area that is approximately central within some larger region; "it is in the center of town"; "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle"; "they were in the eye of the storm" [syn: {center}, {centre}, {middle}, {heart}, {eye}]

2: the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher; "he hit the ball to deep center" [syn: {center field}, {centerfield}, {center}]

3: a building dedicated to a particular activity; "they were raising money to build a new center for research" [syn: {center}, {centre}]

4: a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure [syn: {center}, {centre}, {midpoint}]

5: the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story" [syn: {kernel}, {substance}, {core}, {center}, {centre}, {essence}, {gist}, {heart}, {heart and soul}, {inwardness}, {marrow}, {meat}, {nub}, {pith}, {sum}, {nitty- gritty}]

6: the object upon which interest and attention focuses; "his stories made him the center of the party" [syn: {center}, {centre}, {center of attention}, {centre of attention}]

7: a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process; "in most people the speech center is in the left hemisphere" [syn: {center}, {centre}, {nerve center}, {nerve centre}]

8: the middle of a military or naval formation; "they had to reinforce the center"

9: (basketball) the person who plays center on a basketball team

10: (football) the person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback; "the center fumbled the handoff" [syn: {center}, {snapper}]

11: a place where some particular activity is concentrated; "they received messages from several centers" [syn: {center}, {centre}]

12: politically moderate persons; centrists

13: (ice hockey) the person who plays center on a hockey team

14: the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering [syn: {center}, {centre}]

15: 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 good plaza should have a movie house"; "they spent their weekends at the local malls" [syn: {plaza}, {mall}, {center}, {shopping mall}, {shopping center}, {shopping centre}]

16: the position on a hockey team of the player who participates in the face off at the beginning of the game

17: (American football) the position of the player on the line of scrimmage who puts the ball in play; "it is a center's responsibility to get the football to the quarterback"

18: a position on a basketball team of the player who participates in the jump that starts the game

verb

1: center upon; "Her entire attention centered on her children"; "Our day revolved around our work" [syn: {focus on}, {center on}, {revolve around}, {revolve about}, {concentrate on}, {center}]

2: direct one's attention on something; "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies" [syn: {concentrate}, {focus}, {center}, {centre}, {pore}, {rivet}]

3: move into the center; "That vase in the picture is not centered" [syn: {center}, {centre}]

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