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center (n):
a position on a basketball team of the player who participates in the jump that starts the game
center (n):
(American football) the position of the player on the line of scrimmage who puts the ball in play
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it is a center's responsibility to get the football to the quarterback
center (n):
the position on a hockey team of the player who participates in the face off at the beginning of the game
center (n):
a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process
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in most people the speech center is in the left hemisphere
center (n):
a building dedicated to a particular activity
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they were raising money to build a new center for research
center (n):
the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher
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he hit the ball to deep center
center (n):
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
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a good plaza should have a movie house.
they spent their weekends at the local malls
center (n):
the object upon which interest and attention focuses
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his stories made him the center of the party
center (n):
the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
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the gist of the prosecutor's argument.
the heart and soul of the Republican Party.
the nub of the story

Related Words: essencemeatpithsum
center (n):
the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering
center (n):
politically moderate persons; centrists
center (n):
the middle of a military or naval formation
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they had to reinforce the center
center (n):
a place where some particular activity is concentrated
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they received messages from several centers
center (n):
a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
Related Words: centre
center (n):
an area that is approximately central within some larger region
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it is in the center of town.
they ran forward into the heart of the struggle.
they were in the eye of the storm

Related Words: middle
center (n):
(football) the person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback
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the center fumbled the handoff
Related Word: snapper
center (n):
(basketball) the person who plays center on a basketball team
center (n):
(ice hockey) the person who plays center on a hockey team
center (v):
direct one's attention on something
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Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies
Related Words: concentratefocus
center (v):
move into the center
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That vase in the picture is not centered
Related Words: centre
center (v):
center upon
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Her entire attention centered on her children.
Our day revolved around our work
center (s):
equally distant from the extremes
center (a):
of or belonging to neither the right nor the left politically or intellectually
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