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Synonyms for center

a point or an area equidistant from all sides of something

a place of concentrated activity, influence, or importance

a point of origin from which ideas or influences, for example, originate

to direct toward a common center

at, in, near, or being the center

Synonyms for center

the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher

the object upon which interest and attention focuses

the middle of a military or naval formation

(basketball) the person who plays center on a basketball team

(football) the person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback

a place where some particular activity is concentrated

(ice hockey) the person who plays center on a hockey team

the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering

mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers

the position on a hockey team of the player who participates in the face off at the beginning of the game

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(American football) the position of the player on the line of scrimmage who puts the ball in play

a position on a basketball team of the player who participates in the jump that starts the game

equally distant from the extremes

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of or belonging to neither the right nor the left politically or intellectually


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Parrots are very social animals, Chakraborty said, and having the ability to quickly pick up "dialects" of parrot speech may account for their super-charged speech center.
The corresponding locations of human and monkey mirror neurons bolster Iacoboni's suspicion that brain tissue with ancient credentials as a crossroads for performing and observing hand and mouth actions evolved into a human speech center.
Having her own experience successfully raising a deaf son, Roffe founded and is executive director of New York Cued Speech Center Inc.
Cuyahoga County Nursing Home contracts with the Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center for speech-language pathology services for their primarily Medicaid resident population.
To gain a better understanding of the problems associated with hearing loss and aging, the relationship between sensory deficit and adverse psychosocial consequences in the elderly was studied by Bess, Logan, and Lichenstein (1990) at the Bill Wilkerson Hearing and Speech Center, in Nashville, Tennessee.
The games that come with Articulation Games allow children to play a memory game, operate the spinner to win animated candies, and spin the wheel to win animated pets and practice sounds at the same time,” said Beata Klarowska, MS-CCC-SLP (Co-founder of Virtual Speech Center Inc.
My tumor sat atop my speech center inside the brain, about the worst possible site for an English PhD to be so visited.
The left brain is home to the speech center and nerve centers that control the right side of the body.