centralized centralized  /ˈsɛn trə ˌlaɪzd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) drawn toward a center or brought under the control of a central authority

Usage(s):

  1. Hippies and nerds alike reveled in Heinlein's contempt for centralized authority.
  2. WWT is not a model of the known universe, but rather a centralized repository for just about everything known about the universe.
  3. But Napster requires a centralized computer to administer its global swap meet.

News

  1. Alfred Rosenberg diary found, contents revealed at press conference

    Anecdotes once unknown to the world outside the centralized Nazi party, became public Thursday, nearly 68 years after the liberation of the last concentration camp, as U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement director John Morton announced the seizure of Rosenberg's personal diary.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The News Journal

  2. Most Recent Galleries:

    A new centralized headquarters for the sheriff's office is taking shape in Opelousas, and a... - 8:43 pm
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Opelousas Daily World

  3. U.S. Attorney's Office donates $20,800 worth of phones to St. Landry Sheriff's Office

    A new centralized headquarters for the sheriff’s office is taking shape in Opelousas and a donation from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Louisiana is making that move a little less costly.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Opelousas Daily World

Quotes

  1. "In terms of whether or not it's possible to reprogram the kind of basic of Russian DNA which is centralized authority -- that's hard to do," Bush said.
    on Oct 17, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Reuters

  2. "Americans have come to expect the Internet to be open to everyone," said Conyers, in a statement. "The Internet was designed without centralized control, without gatekeepers for content and services. If we allow companies with monopoly or...
    on May 8, 2008 By: John Conyers Source: WebProNews (blog)

  3. "Placing experienced leaders in new, more focused roles will enhance our execution and progress towards sustained profitability and long-term success," said Meyer. "The creation of a Centralized Engineering organization aligns and focuses...
    on May 12, 2008 By: Dirk Meyer Source: Register

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