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at, in, near, or being the center

dominant in importance or influence

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Synonyms for central

a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication

serving as an essential component

in or near a center or constituting a center

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It is being knit together into a stupendous Bell System--a federation of self-governing companies, united by a central company that is the busiest of them all.
There are even now only four men who own as many as ten thousand shares of the stock of the central company.
So Bert had a near view of all that occurred in that central place.
She was badly deflated, and dropped among trees, over which her empty central gas-bags spread in canopies and festoons.
Not only was the New York Government a weak one and insufficiently provided with police, but the destruction of the City Hall--and Post-Offide and other central ganglia had hopelessly disorganised the co-operation of part with part.
It was mid-forenoon when the two at last entered one of the roads that cut through the cultivated districts at regular intervals, joining the arid wastes on either side with the great, white, central highway that follows through the centre from end to end of the far-reaching, threadlike farm lands.
the central mystery of the plateau, to which I alone, of all men, would have penetrated.
At last (my watch showed that it was one in the morning) I saw the gleam of water amid the openings of the jungle, and ten minutes later I was among the reeds upon the borders of the central lake.
There was no difficulty about the direction in which I should return for all along I had kept the little brook upon my left, and it opened into the central lake within a stone's-throw of the boulder upon which I had been lying.
With respect to the difference in the corolla of the central and exterior flowers of a head or umbel, I do not feel at all sure that C.
Hence we see that the central part of Tierra del Fuego is colder in winter, and no less than 9.
The difference in height, namely, about 9000 feet, between the snow-line on the Cordillera behind Chiloe (with its highest points ranging from only 5600 to 7500 feet) and in central Chile [11] (a distance of only 9 degs.
Whatever the style, however, in the great majority of cases Browning employs the form which without having actually invented it he developed into an instrument of thitherto unsuspected power, namely the dramatic monolog in which a character discusses his situation or life or some central part or incident, of it, under circumstances which reveal with wonderful completeness its significance and his own essential character.
Nevertheless earthly life is evidently incomplete in itself, and the central law of existence is Progress, which gives assurance of a future life where man may develop the spiritual nature which on earth seems to have its beginning and distinguishes man from the brutes.
He had reason to believe that discoveries made by modern travelers in Central America had been reported from time to time by the English press; and he wished copies to be taken of any notices of this sort which might be found, on referring to the files of newspapers kept in the reading-room of the British Museum.
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