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Žodžio paaiškinimas anglų kalba:
- noun: A point or place that is equally distant from the sides or outer boundaries of something; the middle: the center of a stage.
- noun: A point equidistant from the vertices of a regular polygon.
- noun: A point equidistant from all points on the circumference of a circle or on the surface of a sphere.
- noun: A point around which something rotates or revolves: The sun is the center of our solar system.
- noun: A part of an object that is surrounded by the rest; a core: chocolates with soft centers.
- noun: A place where a particular activity or service is concentrated: a medical center.
- noun: A point of origin, as of influence, ideas, or actions: a center of power; a center of unrest.
- noun: An area of dense population: a metropolitan center.
- noun: A person or thing that is the chief object of attention, interest, activity, or emotion.
- noun: A person, object, or group occupying a middle position.
- noun: A political group or a set of policies representing a moderate view between those of the right and the left.
- noun: Physiology A group of neurons in the central nervous system that control a particular function: the vasomotor center.
- noun: Sports A player who holds a middle position on the field, court, or forward line in some team sports, such as football and basketball.
- noun: Baseball Center field.
- noun: A small conical hole made in a piece of work with a center punch so that a drill can be accurately positioned within it.
- noun: A bar with a conical point used to support work, as during turning on a lathe.
- noun: Architecture A centering.
- verb-transitive: To place in or at the center: centered the vase on the table.
- verb-transitive: To direct toward a center or central point; concentrate or focus: tried to center the discussion on the main issues.
- verb-transitive: Sports To pass (a ball or puck) toward the center of a playing area.
- verb-transitive: Sports To play as a center on (a line), as in ice hockey.
- verb-transitive: Football To pass (the ball) back between the legs to begin a down.
- verb-intransitive: To be concentrated; cluster: The epidemic centered in the urban areas.
- verb-intransitive: To have a central theme or concern; be focused: Her novels center on the problems of adolescence.
- verb-intransitive: Sports To play as a center.