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  1. center

    • IPA[ˈsen(t)ər]

    美式

    • n.
      the middle point of a circle or sphere, equidistant from every point on the circumference or surface.;a point or part that is equally distant from all sides, ends, or surfaces of something
    • v.
      occur mainly in or around (a specified place);have or cause to have (a specified concern or theme)
    • verb: centre, 3rd person present: centres, gerund or present participle: centring, past tense: centred, past participle: centred

    • noun: centre, plural noun: centres

    • 釋義
    • 相關詞

    名詞

    • 1. the middle point of a circle or sphere, equidistant from every point on the circumference or surface.
    • a point or part that is equally distant from all sides, ends, or surfaces of something the center of the ceiling the center of a vast territory
    • a political party or group holding moderate opinions a new center party
    • (in many sports) the middle player in a line or group many coaches instruct their center to charge viciously on all plays
    • 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
    • a core, such as the filling in a piece of chocolate truffles with liqueur centers
    • a pivot or axis of rotation the galactic rotation of the solar system around the galactic center
    • short for center field
    • a conical adjustable support for a workpiece in a lathe or similar machine.
    • 2. the point from which an activity or process is directed, or on which it is focused the city was a center of discontent two issues at the center of the healthcare debate
    • the most important place in the respect specified Geneva was then the center of the international world
    • 3. a place or group of buildings where a specified activity is concentrated a center for medical research a shopping center

    動詞

    • 1. occur mainly in or around (a specified place) the mercantile association was centered in northern Germany
    • have or cause to have (a specified concern or theme) the case centers around the couple's adopted children the plot centers on two young men
    • 2. place in the middle to center the needle, turn the knob
    • (in soccer, hockey, and other team games) kick, hit, or throw the ball from the side to the middle of the playing area he centered from a difficult position on the left
    • pass (the ball) back from the ground to another player to begin a down; snap West Virginia's offense lined up to center the ball
    • play the central position in (a line of three forwards) Derlago will center Leafs' No. 1 line with Vaive and Clark on wings
    • n.
      the point that is equally distant from every point on the circumference of a circle or sphere.
    • v.
      occur mainly in or around (a specified place): the textile industry was centred in Lancashire and Yorkshire

    Oxford Dictionary

    • adj.
      placed or situated in the centre.

    Oxford Dictionary

    • adj.
      placed or situated in the center.

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      the action or process of placing something in the middle of something else.

    Oxford Dictionary

    • a region of central France, including the cities of Orleans, Tours, and Chartres.

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      the center of a stage: I took my place in the darkened center stage
    • adv.
      at or toward the middle of a stage: at the play's opening she stands center stage

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • adj.
      situated not quite in the center of something: the main axes of the quadrangle are off-center
    • adv.
      not quite in the center of something: if the ball's struck off-center, it will wobble

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a facility, telephone answering system, etc., where individuals going through personal crises ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      the midpoint of a basketball court, in particular the spot precisely in the center where ... he walked to center court and tossed the ceremonial jump ball they huddled together at center court and went through their pregame routine

    Oxford American Dictionary

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  2. 知識+

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