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  • n.
    • an area that is approximately central within some larger region

      "it is in the center of town"

      同义词: centre middle heart eye

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

      "he hit the ball to deep center"

      同义词: center field centerfield

    • a building dedicated to a particular activity

      "they were raising money to build a new center for research"

      同义词: centre

    • a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure

      同义词: centre midpoint

    • the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

      同义词: kernel substance core essence gist heart heart and soul inwardness marrow meat nub pith sum nitty-gritty

    • the object upon which interest and attention focuses

      "his stories made him the center of the party"

      同义词: center of attention

    • a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process

      "in most people the speech center is in the left hemisphere"

      同义词: centre nerve center nerve centre

    • the middle of a military or naval formation

      "they had to reinforce the center"

    • (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

      "the center fumbled the handoff"

      同义词: snapper

    • a place where some particular activity is concentrated

      "they received messages from several centers"

      同义词: centre

    • politically moderate persons; centrists
    • (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

      同义词: centre

    • 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

      同义词: plaza mall shopping mall shopping center shopping centre

    • the position on a hockey team of the player who participates in the face off at the beginning of the game
    • the position of the player on the line of scrimmage who puts the ball in play

      "it is a center's responsibility to get the football to the quarterback"

    • a position on a basketball team of the player who participates in the jump that starts the game
  • v.
  • adj.
    • equally distant from the extremes

      同义词: halfway middle(a) midway

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

以上来源于: WordNet


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