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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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A permanent couple, Cynthia Harvey and Charles Askegard, functions as a visual center.
Greening the Land, Indiana University Audio Visual Center, Bloomington, IN 47405-5901 (1991).
At the visual center of the composition sits a squat, serrated, curvy form of deep, warm blue stacked above a flat green pie shape that, like a plinth, appears to support it.
In European robins, a visual center in the brain and light-sensing cells in the eye--not magnetic sensing cells in the beak--allow the songbirds to detect which direction is north and migrate correctly, scientists report in the Oct.
May's low vision is due to ischemic optic neuritis, a condition resulting from damage to the optic nerve, which carries signals to the visual center in the brain.
ON and OFF cells normally pass signals from rods and cones to the brain's visual center, so directly stimulating the cells should restore vision.
The QX Sport Inspiration stands out in its segment with its taut lines, muscular haunches, high visual center of gravity, long bonnet and raked, coupe-like silhouette.
The PET scans showed that both selective and divided attention activated the primary visual center at the back of the brain.
At last summer's International Conference on Neural Networks, held in San Diego by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Bill Betts of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles reported that cells in the toad's visual center appear to operate in a manner modeled by the neural networks of Boston University's Stephen Grossberg.
The contract must include ultrasound scans, contrast photography and autofluorescence in one apparatus for use in the diagnosis and treatment indication and monitoring of all patients with diseases of the retina~s visual center (macula), including wet AMD and diabetic besides surgical macular disorders.
Tenders are invited for Labour Component For Modification Of Auditorium Into Audio Visual Center At Mini Zoo, Haddo