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central meaning

EN[ˈsɛntɹəl]
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  • Central is an adjective usually referring to being in the center of some place or (mathematical) object.
  • Central may also refer to:
FR central

    Definition of central in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMmore centralSUPmost centralPREcen-
    1. Being in the centre.
      1. The plantoid [ …] will have a central stem containing a reservoir of liquid plastic of a sort that can be frozen by ultraviolet light. Half a dozen cylindrical roots will branch off this stem, and the plastic will flow through these from the reservoir to the tip. As in a real root, the tip will be a specialised structure.
    2. Being the most important.
      1. Having or containing the centre of something.
        1. Being very important, or key to something.
          1. Cleverley was a central figure as England took the lead inside three minutes. He saw his shot handled by Moldovan defender Simion Bulgaru and Lampard drilled home the penalty in trademark fashion.
        2. (anatomy) Exerting its action towards the peripheral organs.
        3. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • I spent the weekend pratting about with the central heating and got absolutely nowhere with it!
            • This is surprising given that reasoning ability is a central subconstruct within the structure of IQ. Where IQ scores have been covaried, results have been inconsistent.
            • Hyde Park is one of the largest parks in central London, England.
          2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
            • Central lymph nodes were divided into three or four subgroups in some articles: ipsilateral paratracheal, pretracheal, contralateral paratracheal, and prelaryngeal.
            • Central was defined as juxtapapillary and within the vessel arcade, midperipheral as between the vessel arcade and the equator, and peripheral as anterior to the equator.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
          Related Links:
          1. fr central
          2. en centralization
          3. en centrale
          4. fr centrale
          5. fr centrales
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