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center
'sɛntər
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English Definition
(形) As an adjective
  1. Equally distant from the extremes.
  2. Of or belonging to neither the right nor the left politically or intellectually.
(名) As a noun
  1. A position on a basketball team of the player who participates in the jump that starts the game.
  2. The position of the player on the line of scrimmage who puts the ball in play.
  3. The position on a hockey team of the player who participates in the face off at the beginning of the game.
  4. A building dedicated to a particular activity.
  5. The piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher.
  6. Mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace.
  7. A cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process.
  8. The object upon which interest and attention focuses.
  9. The choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience.
  10. The sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering.
  11. Politically moderate persons; centrists.
  12. The middle of a military or naval formation.
  13. A place where some particular activity is concentrated.
  14. A point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure.
  15. An area that is approximately central within some larger region.
  16. The person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback.
  17. The person who plays center on a basketball team.
  18. The person who plays center on a hockey team.
(动) As a verb
  1. Direct one's attention on something.
  2. Move into the center.
  3. Center upon.
Hyphenationcen•ter
Part of Speech(名) noun, (动) verb
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中心zhōngxīncenter; heart; core
中心点zhōngxīn diǎncenter; central point; focus
中锋zhōngfēngmidfielder; center (basketball); center forward (hockey, football)
中央zhōngyāngcentral; middle; center; central authorities (of a state)
集中jízhōngto concentrate; to centralize; to focus; centralized; concentrated; to put together
中枢zhōngshūcenter; backbone; hub (e.g. of transport network); the central administration
yāngcenter; end; to beg; to plead
被置于中心bèi zhì yú zhōngxīncenter
定中心dìng zhōngxīncenter
正中zhèngzhōngmiddle; center; right in the middle or center; nub
zhōngwithin; among; in; middle; center; while (doing something); during; (dialect) OK; all right; China; Chinese; (Chinese surname)
xīnheart; mind; intention; center; core
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