center center  /ˈsɛn tər/


  1. (n) an area that is approximately central within some larger region
  2. (n) the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher
  3. (n) a building dedicated to a particular activity
  4. (n) a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
  5. (n) the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
  6. (n) the object upon which interest and attention focuses
  7. (n) a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process
  8. (n) the middle of a military or naval formation
  9. (n) (basketball) the person who plays center on a basketball team
  10. (n) (football) the person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback
  11. (n) a place where some particular activity is concentrated
  12. (n) politically moderate persons; centrists
  13. (n) (ice hockey) the person who plays center on a hockey team
  14. (n) the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering
  15. (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
  16. (n) the position on a hockey team of the player who participates in the face off at the beginning of the game
  17. (n) (American football) the position of the player on the line of scrimmage who puts the ball in play
  18. (n) a position on a basketball team of the player who participates in the jump that starts the game
  19. (v) center upon
  20. (v) direct one's attention on something
  21. (v) move into the center
  22. (adj) equally distant from the extremes
  23. (adj) of or belonging to neither the right nor the left politically or intellectually


  1. But the center will offer programs based on Spirituality for Kids, Kabbalah's children's program.
  2. An Indian employee at a call center provides service support to international customers in the southern city of Bangalore.
  3. PTI photographer Steve Liss travels to a juvenile detention center in Laredo, Texas, and meets with the children incarcerated inside.


  1. Center Stage Cuts Teams Up with Big Brothers Big Sisters for Mentor Drive & Entertainment Saturday, June 22nd in ...

    Center Stage Cuts teams up with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Union and Hudson Counties for Mentor Drive & Live Entertainment Downtown Newark on Saturday, June 22. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Center Point's Kitchens named All Hill Country co-MVP

    Center Point’s Kolby Kitchens didn’t just spark a rally to win one game; his emergence as the Pirates’ leader on the mound led his team on run deep into the 1A playoffs.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Kerrville Daily Times

  3. Center Stage to offer summer dance camps

    Center Stage Dance and Theater School, with locations in East Brunswick, Marlboro and Ocean Township, will begin its summer program classes in the next few weeks. read more
    on June 12, 2013     Source: News Transcript


  1. But he rolled the downhill putt perfectly, saying "the ball couldn't have gone more in the center of the hole with a laser on it."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Paul Goydos Source: Gazette Online (blog)

  2. "Koscielny is a central defender with great ability who performed extremely well last season for Lorient," Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said. "We identified him as a very strong center half, who has made big progress very quickly. He has...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Arsene Wenger Source: USA Today

  3. "She'll have to convince me that all of this liberalism that she's lived with all her life can be put in a proper place and when she gets to be a judge she'll be left of center but within the mainstream of judging," Sen. Lindsey Graham, RS.C.,...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Lindsey Graham Source: BusinessWeek

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