The business center /the ticket-booking center
The consumer boom of the 1980s led to an explosion of shopping center development.
Alice stood in the center of a large group.
The strikers paraded through the city center .
Bradbury Social Center for the Elderly [Chung Sum Free Methodist Church of Hong Kong]
With good reputation this Housemaid Service Center is ready to do its best to solve your problems and allay your apprehensions.
Our service center , with easy access to transportation facilities, is surrounded by a pleasant environment with trees and flowers, and offers good business services.
Our neighborhood service center offers a door-to-door service for those who have special difficulties.
This training center enrolls new students this autumn for accounting, computer and primary English courses and so on. Copies of general regulations are available on request.
At little expense here in this entertainment center , you will have high-level enjoyment.
Our consultancy center serves the people of all trades and professions whole-heartedly.
The ref’s calling the captains to the center-spot for the toss.
One of the two offensive linemen on either side of the center .
The very center of town.
Select call from the center menu to redial the number.
How much is the bus fare to the city center ?
The 20th China Carpet Fair, after meticulous organization and preparation, is slated to be held in Shanghai International Exhibition Center from February 18 to 23, 1994
I have certain reservations about establishing a new computer center .
To play the role of a center of resource allocation through the market
A flourishing new sports center
How did Fellows shape at center-half?
an intercommunity social center
Working parents rely on the center ’s after-school latchkey program
A small projection at the center of the outer surface of the eardrum.
Well, there is a good love story at the Center Theater.
What a beautiful center !
Welcome to our holiday center , where you will get high-level enjoyment.
It is recommended that the heater be located near the center of greatest hot water usage to prevent heat loss through the pipes.
health center ; community hospital
The coach played him at center .
vessel traffic control center
1.A conical adjustable support for a workpiece in a lathe or similar machine.
‘A _center_ is also used to support longer work pieces where the cutting forces would deflect the work excessively, reducing the finish and accuracy of the workpiece, or creating a hazardous situation.’
‘The term between _centers_ refers to any machining operation where the job needs to be performed using _centers_ .’
2.A kick, hit, or throw of the ball from the side to the middle of field in soccer, hockey, and other team games.
3.A pivot or axis of rotation.
‘The _center_ of rotation for the displacement is located above the structure and in the waterside.’
‘In fact, all the stars are moving, in orbit around the galactic _center_ and also shifting relative to each other with their own peculiar velocity components.’
4.A place or group of buildings where a specified activity is concentrated.
‘a conference centre’
‘Moore spent much of the week sitting next to Jimmy Carter in a private part of the convention centre’s dress circle.’
5.A point or part that is equally distant from all sides, ends, or surfaces of something.
‘the centre of the ceiling’
‘the city centre’
6.A political party or group whose opinions avoid extremes.
‘a new centre party’
‘The main points of the manifesto leave us in doubt that New Labour is at best a centre party and at worst, the Tories, except more organised.’
7.The filling in a chocolate.
‘truffles with liqueur centres’
‘Flatten each ball, put one part of filling in the centre and cover it to make an oval ball.’
8.The middle player in a line or group in certain team games.
‘The only question is whether he can handle the line calls a _center_ must make.’
‘Although the offensive line is without a _center_ , it still is a formidable group.’
9.The most important place in the respect specified.
‘Geneva was then the centre of the banking world’
‘Scotland is the centre of international attention more than at any time since it hosted the Commonwealth Games 20 years ago.’
10.The player who is positioned near the basket and is typically tallest on the team.
‘only 10 _centers_ averaged more than 10 points per game last year’
11.The point from which an activity or process is directed, or on which it is focused.
‘the city was a centre of discontent’
‘the managing director is at the centre of a row over policy’
12.The point that is equally distant from every point on the circumference of a circle or sphere.
‘Kepler could not solve the problem but he believed that the densest packing of spheres would be attained if in each layer the centres of the spheres were above the centres of the holes in the layer below.’
‘Then maintain that rhythm as you move into the _center_ of the circle.’
1.A region of central France, including the cities of Orleans, Tours, and Chartres.
1.(in soccer, hockey, and other team games) kick, hit, or throw the ball from the side to the middle of the playing area.
‘he centred from a difficult position on the left’
‘James _centered_ the ball for Macauley to finish with a header, but Mariano intervened and prevented a goal.’
2.Have or cause to have (a specified concern or theme)
‘the case centres around the couple’s adopted children’
‘he is centring his discussion on an analysis of patterns of mortality’
3.Occur mainly in or around (a specified place)
‘the textile industry was centred in Lancashire and Yorkshire’
‘MidCentral District Health Board, centred in Palmerston North, does this successfully.’
4.Place in the middle.
‘to centre the needle, turn the knob’
‘These pressure distributions apply a side force to the hammer piston which strives to _center_ the hammer piston in the guide.’
5.Play as the middle player of a line or group in certain team games.
‘Quinn used two lines against that line, one _centered_ by Mario Lemieux and the other by Joe Sakic.’
‘The new Grumpy Old Men line of veterans Kirk Muller, Mike Keane and John MacLean became a real defensive weapon, joining productive lines _centered_ by Mike Modano and Joe Nieuwendyk.’
独上高台望四海 手揽云月傍天飞， 落叶重重已十月 归鸟凄凄啼心扉。