centerpiece centerpiece  /ˈsɛn tər ˌpis/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the central or most important feature
  2. (n) something placed at the center of something else (as on a table)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Plaintiffs have made the decision the centerpiece of attempts to defeat state bans on the sale of sex toys in Alabama, polygamy in Utah and adoptions by gay couples in Florida.
  2. There is an air of anticipationand it's not for the party's black, 250-kmh centerpiece.
  3. The Main House The centerpiece of the property is a 13,000 sq.

News

  1. Unveiling of DeMille artifacts draws crowd

    The Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center was packed with people last Friday night for the unveiling of a new centerpiece for the display about a 1923 epic filmed in the sands not far away.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Adobe Press

  2. Architect Bernard Maybeck celebrated with tours, events

    The centerpiece for the Maybeck Legacy Celebration Weekend June 28-30 in Berkeley, Oakland and San Francisco is the Bay Area premiere of Paul Bockhorst's documentary film 'Pursuing Beauty: The Architecture of Bernard Maybeck,' screening June 28 in the Maybeck-designed building where Berkeley's Town and Gown Club met.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Inside Bay Area

  3. 2013 Milwaukee Film Festival announces "Earth" as fall centerpiece

    This year's Milwaukee Film Festival is still several months away, but the buzz has already begun. This morning, Milwaukee Film - in collaboration with Alverno Presents - announced the centerpiece film of this year's festival, a screening of a rare 35mm print of Soviet writer-director Aleksandr Dovzhenko's 1930 silent film "Earth."
    on June 20, 2013     Source: OnMilwaukee.com

Quotes

  1. "We have to have work as a centerpiece of any social policy," Obama said.
    on Aug 16, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Christian Science Monitor

  2. "He's the centerpiece of the Rockets, the foundation of our franchise," Morey said. "We're looking forward to great things from him next season."
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Daryl Morey Source: NBA.com

  3. "Many others were discussed but my impression was that those three a few weeks ago were really the centerpiece _ Kaine, Bayh and Biden," Durbin said.
    on Aug 23, 2008 By: Dick Durbin Source: FOXNews

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