center vs centre

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Definitions

  • 1) A place where a particular activity or service is concentrated.
  • 2) Football An offensive lineman who snaps the ball to begin a play, usually positioned in the middle of the line.
  • 3) A small conical hole made in a piece of work with a center punch so that a drill can be accurately positioned within it.
  • 4) A point or place that is equally distant from the sides or outer boundaries of something; the middle.
  • 5) A person, object, or group occupying a middle position.
  • 6) A political group or a set of policies representing a moderate view between those of the right and the left.
  • 7) A person or thing that is the chief object of attention, interest, activity, or emotion.
  • 8) A point of origin, as of influence, ideas, or actions.
  • 9) Sports A player who holds a middle position on the field, court, or forward line in some team sports, such as hockey and basketball.
  • 10) Baseball Center field.
  • 11) A part of an object that is surrounded by the rest; a core.
  • 12) Architecture A centering.
  • 13) An area of dense population.
  • 14) A point around which something rotates or revolves.
  • 15) A bar with a conical point used to support work, as during turning on a lathe.
  • 16) A point equidistant from the vertices of a regular polygon.
  • 17) Physiology A group of neurons in the central nervous system that control a particular function.
  • 18) A point equidistant from all points on the circumference of a circle or on the surface of a sphere.
  • 19) 8. Milit.:
  • 20) The central object; the principal point; the point of chief interest: as, the center of a diplomatic negotiation.
  • 21) The visual center of the retina, where sight is keenest. Also called the yellow spot. See macula lutea, under macula and also under retina (10).
  • 22) That point from which all the points of a circumference or of the superficies of a sphere are equally distant: in a regular figure or body the center is a point so situated with reference to the circumscribed circle or sphere.
  • 23) The point at which a body must be supported in order to remain quietly balanced when the wind is blowing on it. For plane plates the location of the center as determined by Kümmer varies with the dimensions of the plate, but is always in front of the center of the figure.
  • 24) The center about which any moving piece or assemblage of pieces in a mechanism can be supposed to be rotating at any instant. Notwithstanding that the relative positions of such pieces or links may be constantly changing, yet at any instant they will be turning round a common center, which, however, shifts in space with each new relative position of the links. The determination of the virtual center, as it is sometimes called, is of use in estimating the relative velocity-ratios and forces acting on the bodies.
  • 25) A point of concentration or diffusion; the nucleus about which or into which things are collected or from which they diverge or emerge: as, a center of attraction; a center of power.
  • 26) Any group or collection of cells, within the brain, that subserves a single function.
  • 27) The fixed point once supposed to exist in the middle of the universe.
  • 28) One of the points of the two lathe-spindles on which an object to be turned is placed, distinguished as the front or live center, on the spindle of the head-stock, and the dead center, on that of the tail-stock: also, one of two similar points for holding an object to be operated on by some other machine, as a planing-machine, and enabling the object to be turned round on its axis.
  • 29) In foot-ball, roller-polo, basket-ball, hockey, and other games, the one who plays in the middle of the forward line; in foot-ball, the snap-back.
  • 30) An arched frame on which the arch of a bridge or any vaulted work is supported during its construction: same as centering.
  • 31) A point so situated with regard to a locus that all chords of the locus, drawn through the point, are bisected in it. The pole of a straight at infinity with respect to a certain conic is the center of the conic.
  • 32) In heraldry, the middle point, whether of the whole field or of the chief or base.
  • 33) The middle point or part of any surface or solid.
  • 34) To collect to a point.
  • 35) To place on a center; fix on a central point.
  • 36) Tocollecttoapoint.
  • 37) To meet or be collected in one point; be concentrated or united in or about a focus, literally or figuratively.
  • 38) To be placed in a center or in the middle.
  • 39) To be concentrated; cluster.
  • 40) Sports To play as a center.
  • 41) To pass (a ball or puck) toward the center of a playing area.
  • 42) To place in or at the center.
  • 43) To play as a center on (a line), as in ice hockey.
  • 44) Football To hike (the ball) to begin a down.
  • 45) To direct toward a center or central point; concentrate or focus.
  • 46) To have a central theme or concern; be focused.

Definitions

  • 1) a low-lying region in central France
  • 2) a building dedicated to a particular activity
  • 3) an area that is approximately central within some larger region
  • 4) the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering
  • 5) a place where some particular activity is concentrated
  • 6) the object upon which interest and attention focuses
  • 7) UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand Alternative form of center.
  • 8) move into the center
  • 9) chiefly British See center.
  • 10) Seecenter.
  • 11) See center.

Examples

  • 1) She was amazed at the speed with which the room had caught her attention; made itself the center of her thoughts.
  • 2) The main center of the Todd Pickett Appreciation Society's operations was the front bedroom.
  • 3) They were supposed to be the high point of the day, the warm center of our shared family existence.
  • 4) They make it possible for governing from the center to be * seen as governing from the center* rather than having a replay of the Clinton years when centrist governance came to define the left-most pole of the possible.
  • 5) Images: © Kate Moss-Storm (top) © Paul Barnes (center left); © Hoefler & Frere-Jones (center  right); © House of Dereon (bottom)
  • 6) But, we should start getting more control of the debate including framing the issues and try to move the center to the ..center!
  • 7) = If the _cone of fire_ be intercepted by a target (for example, A O, Fig. 44) at right angles to the axis of the cone, the shot holes will make a pattern or group called the _shot group_, the holes being the thickest approximately in the center of the group, called the _center of impact_.
  • 8) Keep an eye on: Roberts, who replaces Jay Payton in center, is a San Diego County native whose speed is perfectly suited for the wide gaps at Petco Park.
  • 9) AL SHARPTON (D), FORMER PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: Clearly, we cannot keep running imitating the Republicans or trying to play to what they define as the center, which is really the far right.
  • 10) I think that clearly we cannot keep running, imitating the Republicans or trying to play to what they define as the center, which is really the far right.
  • 11) Baylor's other option in center is Roosevelt Brown, who won the Pacific Coast League batting title last season but has never been viewed as a quality defender and has little experience in center field.
  • 12) The Orioles 'other option in center is Luis Matos, who hasn't been impressive so far.
  • 13) Cox and La Russa think a series with Jones and Edmonds in center is a great showcase.
  • 14) ‘She was so angered by this thought that she had changed forms and was halfway to the center of the circle before she realized what she was doing.’
  • 15) ‘She pushes it and the apple moves around her head as she stands still in the center of the circle created by its movement.’
  • 16) ‘The center of the circle or sphere is the position of the n-mer.’
  • 17) ‘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.’
  • 18) ‘Then c is the centre of the circle circumscribing the desired heptagon, and the construction is easily completed.’
  • 19) ‘His model was the epicycle-deferent model where the motion of the heavenly bodies was circular, but based on a number of circles whose centres travelled around circles.’
  • 20) ‘The pedal of the involute of a circle, with the centre as pedal point, is a Spiral of Archimedes.’
  • 21) ‘I nodded and stood up, making my way towards the center of the circle.’
  • 22) ‘A single shaft of sunlight penetrated the canopy above, shining a yellow beam into the center of the circle.’
  • 23) ‘Then maintain that rhythm as you move into the center of the circle.’
  • 24) ‘Certain courageous souls might spend the night keeping watch in the center of a circle of standing stones.’
  • 25) ‘This same man walked to the center of the circle of seats now and held his arms high so everyone could see him.’
  • 26) ‘Any point on a straight line segment between points x and y is the point in common between two circles with centers x and y that have no interior points in common.’
  • 27) ‘What is intriguing is that if we wish to determine the circle centers, we can do so as well.’
  • 28) ‘Soon enough, the entire assembly of players had converged on the area around the oak, each straining to see into the center of the circle.’
  • 29) ‘Measure its diameter (the width across the center of circle) with the ruler.’
  • 30) ‘In crustacean larval eyes, the receptor array is tightly bunched into a sphere surrounding the geometrical center of the eye.’
  • 31) ‘He then produced the talisman he had made, a large, deep-blue crystal held in the center of a circle of dark leather a span across.’
  • 32) ‘His tall, gaunt, black-robed form was bent over the center of the circle, absorbed in something that only he could see.’
  • 33) ‘Stepping into the center of the circle, she rotated, her feet blurring and her floor-length skirt lifting to her knees.’
  • 34) ‘When touring the blues clubs of Chicago, it is best to stay around the centre and the north side of the city.’
  • 35) ‘The zippers are in the under surface at the centre and near to each cross boom end for inspection purposes.’
  • 36) ‘The peak in the center of this surface represented the large estimate of genetic variance in the E3 environment.’
  • 37) ‘The mouth leads to the intestine and anus, which is located in the center of the aboral surface in regular echinoids.’
  • 38) ‘Now the advantage of our car is that you can just put the rear seats down and lay everything out as it was in the centre and pull down side seats and carry on in a civilized manner.’
  • 39) ‘The centre pleat on each side is a deep inverted box pleat which opens out when something largish is carried inside the bag.’
  • 40) ‘The divine figure suckling adolescents, the widest plaque and situated almost in the center, dominates this side.’
  • 41) ‘Touch the top center and the two side panels on the right at the same time.’
  • 42) ‘Construction began with the assembly of a cylindrical structure deeply embedded in the center of the flat side of the asteroid.’
  • 43) ‘A strong wind blew against his face as he walked into a dark room that was only lit by two simple torches side by side in the center of the square.’
  • 44) ‘Mark a circle in the center of the paper to allow the air to pass through.’
  • 45) ‘This focusing of force is illustrated by the circle in the center of Figure 4.’
  • 46) ‘The membrane normal is oriented along the z axis, and the center of the bilayer is at Z = 0 A.’
  • 47) ‘Purchase a headlight for the front of your bike, and then attach it to the center of your handlebars or another location of your choosing.’
  • 48) ‘Although this design does not border the field, it does have the advantage of intersecting the pivot head in the center of the field.’
  • 49) ‘Tyler walked over to the console and gripped the wheel attached to the center.’
  • 50) ‘Each bike has the same measurement from saddle tip to the center of the stem/handlebar.’
  • 51) ‘Thenix admitted, dialing his order into the pad on the center of the table.’
  • 52) ‘The center of the pole was thickest, the other two points tapering slightly before ending at a sharp point.’
  • 53) ‘In the center of the hilt, above the blade, sat a lovely purple gem.’
  • 54) ‘The first round of the French presidential election showed the extent of the collapse of the centre parties.’
  • 55) ‘Several people wrote to suggest that the Democrats actually are the center party these days, and there's a lot of truth in that.’
  • 56) ‘Although Kinnock began on the left, he took the Labour Party into the political centre.’
  • 57) ‘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.’
  • 58) ‘In England this has been affected by the rise of the centre party, in Scotland and Wales by the rise of nationalism.’
  • 59) ‘He also borrowed from the playbooks of Bill Clinton and British Prime Minister Tony Blair by marching his party to the center.’
  • 60) ‘In Italy the working class is represented both by a centre New Labour type party and by the more radical Rifondazione Comunista.’
  • 61) ‘But Giscard and Barre had difficulty in convincing the centre parties of the necessity of such policies.’
  • 62) ‘In contrast, all the parties running from the centre through to the right are voting for a sensible approach and growth.’
  • 63) ‘These results are a sign of one side of the polarisation in European politics to the right and the left as the parties of the centre are seen not to deliver.’
  • 64) ‘I ask that that member refer to this party, perhaps, as a party of the centre.’
  • 65) ‘If anyone's interested in donating a billion dollars to start up a nice sensible party of the center, just leave your email in comments.’
  • 66) ‘Clinton was dragging his party closer to the center.’
  • 67) ‘As the only true centre party in this Parliament, New Zealand First wants to propose something new and different.’
  • 68) ‘That's always been the objective of left of centre political parties.’
  • 69) ‘The SDLP could offer to form a coalition with the unionists and centre parties, without Sinn Fein.’
  • 70) ‘His statement today makes it certain a new centre party will emerge from the rubble.’
  • 71) ‘The party is often seen as a centre party because of its commitment to a mixed economy.’
  • 72) ‘Though still opposing racism, he was moving to the political centre.’
  • 73) ‘He has moved the Democratic party to the dynamic centre and much of the country has gone along.’
  • 74) ‘Only two players - centers Erick Dampier and Adonal Foyle - have been with the team longer than Richardson and power forward Troy Murphy.’
  • 75) ‘Two centers earned NBA Players of the Week awards for their performance last week.’
  • 76) ‘Although the offensive line is without a center, it still is a formidable group.’
  • 77) ‘The team also believes it is easier for McFarland to shed a center's block by lining up at an angle.’
  • 78) ‘The only question is whether he can handle the line calls a center must make.’
  • 79) ‘A chocolate bar unfortunately unavailable in the US, milk chocolate with little caramel centres.’
  • 80) ‘Flatten each ball, put one part of filling in the centre and cover it to make an oval ball.’
  • 81) ‘In the confectionery industry today, fruit pastes appear to have been reduced to a minor role as centres for fondant, chocolates, and dragées.’
  • 82) ‘Cool slightly, but serve still warm so the chocolate centre is still melted.’
  • 83) ‘Here's the ‘correct’ answer: The chocolate centers of ‘plain’ M&Ms are cast in little molds.’
  • 84) ‘A passenger rides in one of seven cars, each mounted near the edge of its own circular platform but free to pivot about the center.’
  • 85) ‘The effect of the torque depends on where, between the center of rotation and the outermost point, the initial force is applied.’
  • 86) ‘The centres of rotation of these semicircular flows travel down the body.’
  • 87) ‘An alternate proof may be obtained by holding edge AD fixed in the plane and using the Descartes principle of instantaneous centers of rotation.’
  • 88) ‘When objects move in circles of any size and at any speed, they create a new force that pushes outward, away from the center of rotation.’
  • 89) ‘In addition, reducing or eliminating the force produced by the inside wing alters the center of rotation of the roll.’
  • 90) ‘The center of rotation for the displacement is located above the structure and in the waterside.’
  • 91) ‘The defender's leg could be likened to a pendulum with the hip as the center of rotation.’
  • 92) ‘The trouble is that these polygons don't have a fixed center of rotation.’
  • 93) ‘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.’
  • 94) ‘He thus moved the universe from a Copernican Sun-centered system to a Sun located far from the galactic center in one of the spiral arms.’
  • 95) ‘A more exotic model posits the existence of small black holes not far from the supermassive one at the galactic center.’
  • 96) ‘But suppose that as time goes on, all the black holes in a given galaxy eventually fall into a central black hole at the galactic center.’
  • 97) ‘The elevator suddenly stopped in relation to the rotating centre of the mother ship.’
  • 98) ‘Arp's evidence for galaxy formation by ejection of quasars from the centres of active galactic nuclei is extremely compelling.’
  • 99) ‘When a top spins, both the center and the circumference spin.’
  • 100) ‘The primary use of a center in metalworking is to ensure concentric work is produced, this allows the workpiece to be transferred between operations without any loss of accuracy.’
  • 101) ‘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.’
  • 102) ‘The term between centers refers to any machining operation where the job needs to be performed using centers.’
  • 103) ‘Times Square, normally a centre of frenetic activity, was deserted.’
  • 104) ‘Coventry developed from a significant centre of production to a centre of motor car activity by the beginning of the First World War.’
  • 105) ‘Warsaw, which fell to Russia, became a centre of ballet activity.’
  • 106) ‘He was very gregarious and his home became a centre of activity for a variety of pursuits.’
  • 107) ‘The city is widely considered to be a centre of militant activity.’
  • 108) ‘Pumbeditha was for centuries a center of Jewish religious/intellectual activity.’
  • 109) ‘She belonged to a Benedictine monastery in Gundersheim which was a center of intellectual and religious activity.’
  • 110) ‘In most towns the bus station is a center of activity, lying near the market and itself filled with vendors.’
  • 111) ‘In fact it was seen as a centre of academic excellence.’
  • 112) ‘But the idea is to cover media, advertising and the arts and to promote Melbourne as a centre of creativity.’
  • 113) ‘He added that helping to transform Iraq into a centre of progress and peace ‘will make America safer’.’
  • 114) ‘St. Wolfgang became a centre of operetta in the twentieth century.’
  • 115) ‘However, for almost two centuries after Jesus' death, Bethlehem was a centre of paganism.’
  • 116) ‘On your average weekday, it lives up to its reputation as a centre of culture.’
  • 117) ‘It shows that we can build on Kilkenny's heritage as a centre of medieval creativity.’
  • 118) ‘Lucknow was a centre of culture, celebrated for its poetry, drama, music and art.’
  • 119) ‘It became a centre of the slave trade from the 16th century onwards.’
  • 120) ‘We now need to consolidate and put Ireland on the map as a centre of post-production excellence.’
  • 121) ‘Where once the Habsburg provinces had been among the most stable in Italy, they now became a centre of agitation.’
  • 122) ‘As a centre of art, Naples has played a major role in Italy since the end of the 13th century.’
  • 123) ‘Scotland is the centre of international attention more than at any time since it hosted the Commonwealth Games 20 years ago.’
  • 124) ‘As a result, new centres of power have surfaced.’
  • 125) ‘The dark areas on the surface are eruption centres.’
  • 126) ‘People reported that in many areas the Marxist forums had proved a great success and had become centres of political debate.’
  • 127) ‘But the mechanisms that insulated the centres of power from democratic control affected the Labour Party too, right from the start.’
  • 128) ‘The disused school building could be a centre for the community to meet and for visitors to gather.’
  • 129) ‘It is envisaged as a fully accessible cultural building and a centre for excellence in innovation.’
  • 130) ‘It will sell charity goods and film memorabilia, and will also double as an activity centre for terminally ill children.’
  • 131) ‘When play for the day was abandoned, Howell presented himself at the media centre for a press conference.’
  • 132) ‘Instead of plying the expressways, they now circle the inspection centres for confused accident victims to go to them.’
  • 133) ‘Moore spent much of the week sitting next to Jimmy Carter in a private part of the convention centre's dress circle.’
  • 134) ‘Lismore Council's parks manager Neil Moreton inspects the new surface around the transit centre.’
  • 135) ‘A bus pass is recommended if you are going to bus to classes four out of five days a week and don't forget side treks to commercial centres for food, clothing and other necessities.’
  • 136) ‘Problems of language also surfaced at the refuge centres.’
  • 137) ‘More than one hundred local women were employed in the manufacture of these items at various South Side social centers.’
  • 138) ‘Located in 19 cities, the centers are designed to open up the vast resources of the Internet to gays and lesbians nationwide.’
  • 139) ‘Morgan may have to wait months to find a rotation in a dialysis center with the care available at MCP.’
  • 140) ‘He will also carry out tests in the Dungarvan test centre while on rotation from Waterford.’
  • 141) ‘The army has arrested several local party leaders and raided the party's documentation centre.’
  • 142) ‘Hours away from Houston, our community is filling centers and churches; my daughter talks of the girl from New Orleans new to her class.’
  • 143) ‘There will also be a heavy goods testing centre, filling station and car wash.’
  • 144) ‘Company headquarters range from call and IT support centres to new technology research subsidiaries and biotech hubs.’
  • 145) ‘John injured his knee and could not continue running to keep fit for his judo so the pair, who had always trained together, moved indoors onto the rowing machines at local fitness centres.’
  • 146) ‘A network of 15 centres could support about 22,000 of the 100,000 asylum seekers who come to Britain each year.’
  • 147) ‘Comprehensive information on adoption in England, including contact details for adoption agencies, post-adoption centres and support groups.’
  • 148) ‘His plan centers on increased support for renewable energy and for alternative motor fuels made from corn and soybeans.’
  • 149) ‘The idea of a film project centring on her and her music seemed to make great sense.’
  • 150) ‘Most of the discussions have centred around the future of the team and which players should be eligible to play for them.’
  • 151) ‘The focus-group discussions centered around perceived risks and benefits of early pregnancy.’
  • 152) ‘A number of Jewish pressure groups, mainly centred in North America called for the book to be pulped.’
  • 153) ‘It was actually formed by a number of scholars, mainly centred in Trinity College in Cambridge.’
  • 154) ‘The cancer centre is centred in Sligo and cares for patients in the surrounding counties - Leitrim, Roscommon, Donegal, Mayo and West Cavan.’
  • 155) ‘But, at the moment, see I'm very much centred in the city because I'm busy.’
  • 156) ‘MidCentral District Health Board, centred in Palmerston North, does this successfully.’
  • 157) ‘Consequently, by 1815 the countryside was again as rural as it had been a century earlier, and a reconstructed textile industry was later centred in towns.’
  • 158) ‘This old established family firm, with ten shops throughout the city and others centred in Haxby, Scarborough, Knaresborough and Leeds, served thousands of regular customers each week.’
  • 159) ‘Their commitment to using regional production companies to make their programmes has ensured that the talent base has remained widespread and not centred in one particular city.’
  • 160) ‘Since 1990, the Sisters of Charity of Jesus and Mary have provided a day service, centred in Abbeyleix, for adults with intellectual disability.’
  • 161) ‘More than 27,000 Australian and US personnel are participating in the biennial drill centred in central Queensland.’
  • 162) ‘Place the keg on the scale and tilt it on its edge centering it in the middle of the scale.’
  • 163) ‘center the nail in the nail slot and drive the nail straight in.’
  • 164) ‘These pressure distributions apply a side force to the hammer piston which strives to center the hammer piston in the guide.’
  • 165) ‘Patrik Elias centered a pass back to Arnott for the goal in double-overtime that made New Jersey the champions for the second time in six years.’
  • 166) ‘Most long snappers look straight ahead right before they center the ball.’
  • 167) ‘They will pass or center the ball back and forth until a fair assessment has been made for each individual.’

Examples

  • 1) They got off at the city centre.
  • 2) The main focus is likely to centre around bringing track and train operations together.
  • 3) It also means the political centre may yet hold.
  • 4) Both liked to be the centre of attention.
  • 5) Britain is also the world centre for libel.
  • 6) The scoop design keeps the centre panel hidden.
  • 7) Remember how Manchester had supposedly become the undisputed centre of the footballing universe?
  • 8) The centre sees 500 people a day.
  • 9) Securing a deal based on equivalence would probably be enough for London to retain its status as a global financial centre.
  • 10) We expect over a million people visiting our centres.
  • 11) The election result showed that the centre ground of politics has not moved.
  • 12) City centres are really its natural environment.
  • 13) We enable them to have groups in our centre.
  • 14) The source said the most likely target would have been a crowded city centre shopping area.
  • 15) Motorists who hog the motorway centre lane were also particularly unpopular.
  • 16) The new centre is intended to house important research facilities.
  • 17) The conversations centre around three main topics.
  • 18) Thus the approach taken in this book centres around the two complementary issues of attitude and skill.
  • 19) Health screening centres may also offer to test your fitness.
  • 20) They all want to be the centre of attention.
  • 21) Her dark lustrous hair was cut short and parted in the centre of her head.
  • 22) This would inevitably move the party towards the centre.
  • 23) Is playing centre court like performing on stage?
  • 24) It spent another taking adults to care centres.
  • 25) The call centre fundraising industry is certainly big business.
  • 26) That the publications produced by this centre focus on reform and are consistently critical of the regime was ignored.
  • 27) The centres are designed for mobile workers who need internet access or courier services or who wish to scan and print documents.
  • 28) This method is that of grouping parts around centres, and several of such groups around larger centres, upward and onward indefinitely; while in living beings, according to their complexity, each individual part, and each individual group of parts with its centre, _is left free to move within its own sphere, yet at the same time is harmonized with the movements of its neighbors through the medium of the common centre_.
  • 29) At the lower part of the area which controls the muscles of the different parts of the body, above and a little in front of the tip of the ear, lies a very important centre, which controls the movements of the tongue and lips, and is known as the _speech centre_.
  • 30) He therefore ordered his heaviest ship, the _Cornwall_, 74, to go there from the centre, exchanging places with the _Centurion_, 50, and at the same time signalled the fleet to close _to the centre_, -- a detail worth remembering in view of Rodney's frustrated manoeuvre of April 17th,
  • 31) In Milton's MS. it is 'bestud the centre with their star-light,' _centre_ being the 'centre of the earth.'
  • 32) ... with their trunks (the beams carefully supported at their centre of gravity, the logs carefully supported at their centre of gravity, the elephants without a smile at_ their _centre of gravity)
  • 33) The point to which we wish particularly to direct attention in connexion with this exposition of the phænomena attending the transmission of a storm is this: -- If the observer so place himself at the commencement that the wind passes _from his left hand towards his right_, his face will be directed towards the centre of the storm; and the wind undergoing no change in direction, but only in force, will acquaint him with this important fact that the _centre_ is not only gradually but surely approaching him: in other words, in the case before us, when he finds the wind from the S.E., and he places himself with his face to the
  • 34) To give an idea of scale, the large pink bead in centre is about 1.5 "in diameter and about 3/4" thick.
  • 35) In the centre is an enormous circular counter … We ascend a broad staircase, which leads to ‘The Lounging Rooms’, and to the first of a series of circular galleries, lighted from the lantern of the dome, which also lights the ground floor.
  • 36) ‘She was so angered by this thought that she had changed forms and was halfway to the center of the circle before she realized what she was doing.’
  • 37) ‘She pushes it and the apple moves around her head as she stands still in the center of the circle created by its movement.’
  • 38) ‘The center of the circle or sphere is the position of the n-mer.’
  • 39) ‘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.’
  • 40) ‘Then c is the centre of the circle circumscribing the desired heptagon, and the construction is easily completed.’
  • 41) ‘His model was the epicycle-deferent model where the motion of the heavenly bodies was circular, but based on a number of circles whose centres travelled around circles.’
  • 42) ‘The pedal of the involute of a circle, with the centre as pedal point, is a Spiral of Archimedes.’
  • 43) ‘I nodded and stood up, making my way towards the center of the circle.’
  • 44) ‘A single shaft of sunlight penetrated the canopy above, shining a yellow beam into the center of the circle.’
  • 45) ‘Then maintain that rhythm as you move into the center of the circle.’
  • 46) ‘Certain courageous souls might spend the night keeping watch in the center of a circle of standing stones.’
  • 47) ‘This same man walked to the center of the circle of seats now and held his arms high so everyone could see him.’
  • 48) ‘Any point on a straight line segment between points x and y is the point in common between two circles with centers x and y that have no interior points in common.’
  • 49) ‘What is intriguing is that if we wish to determine the circle centers, we can do so as well.’
  • 50) ‘Soon enough, the entire assembly of players had converged on the area around the oak, each straining to see into the center of the circle.’
  • 51) ‘Measure its diameter (the width across the center of circle) with the ruler.’
  • 52) ‘In crustacean larval eyes, the receptor array is tightly bunched into a sphere surrounding the geometrical center of the eye.’
  • 53) ‘He then produced the talisman he had made, a large, deep-blue crystal held in the center of a circle of dark leather a span across.’
  • 54) ‘His tall, gaunt, black-robed form was bent over the center of the circle, absorbed in something that only he could see.’
  • 55) ‘Stepping into the center of the circle, she rotated, her feet blurring and her floor-length skirt lifting to her knees.’
  • 56) ‘When touring the blues clubs of Chicago, it is best to stay around the centre and the north side of the city.’
  • 57) ‘The zippers are in the under surface at the centre and near to each cross boom end for inspection purposes.’
  • 58) ‘The peak in the center of this surface represented the large estimate of genetic variance in the E3 environment.’
  • 59) ‘The mouth leads to the intestine and anus, which is located in the center of the aboral surface in regular echinoids.’
  • 60) ‘Now the advantage of our car is that you can just put the rear seats down and lay everything out as it was in the centre and pull down side seats and carry on in a civilized manner.’
  • 61) ‘The centre pleat on each side is a deep inverted box pleat which opens out when something largish is carried inside the bag.’
  • 62) ‘The divine figure suckling adolescents, the widest plaque and situated almost in the center, dominates this side.’
  • 63) ‘Touch the top center and the two side panels on the right at the same time.’
  • 64) ‘Construction began with the assembly of a cylindrical structure deeply embedded in the center of the flat side of the asteroid.’
  • 65) ‘A strong wind blew against his face as he walked into a dark room that was only lit by two simple torches side by side in the center of the square.’
  • 66) ‘Mark a circle in the center of the paper to allow the air to pass through.’
  • 67) ‘This focusing of force is illustrated by the circle in the center of Figure 4.’
  • 68) ‘The membrane normal is oriented along the z axis, and the center of the bilayer is at Z = 0 A.’
  • 69) ‘Purchase a headlight for the front of your bike, and then attach it to the center of your handlebars or another location of your choosing.’
  • 70) ‘Although this design does not border the field, it does have the advantage of intersecting the pivot head in the center of the field.’
  • 71) ‘Tyler walked over to the console and gripped the wheel attached to the center.’
  • 72) ‘Each bike has the same measurement from saddle tip to the center of the stem/handlebar.’
  • 73) ‘Thenix admitted, dialing his order into the pad on the center of the table.’
  • 74) ‘The center of the pole was thickest, the other two points tapering slightly before ending at a sharp point.’
  • 75) ‘In the center of the hilt, above the blade, sat a lovely purple gem.’
  • 76) ‘The first round of the French presidential election showed the extent of the collapse of the centre parties.’
  • 77) ‘Several people wrote to suggest that the Democrats actually are the center party these days, and there's a lot of truth in that.’
  • 78) ‘Although Kinnock began on the left, he took the Labour Party into the political centre.’
  • 79) ‘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.’
  • 80) ‘In England this has been affected by the rise of the centre party, in Scotland and Wales by the rise of nationalism.’
  • 81) ‘He also borrowed from the playbooks of Bill Clinton and British Prime Minister Tony Blair by marching his party to the center.’
  • 82) ‘In Italy the working class is represented both by a centre New Labour type party and by the more radical Rifondazione Comunista.’
  • 83) ‘But Giscard and Barre had difficulty in convincing the centre parties of the necessity of such policies.’
  • 84) ‘In contrast, all the parties running from the centre through to the right are voting for a sensible approach and growth.’
  • 85) ‘These results are a sign of one side of the polarisation in European politics to the right and the left as the parties of the centre are seen not to deliver.’
  • 86) ‘I ask that that member refer to this party, perhaps, as a party of the centre.’
  • 87) ‘If anyone's interested in donating a billion dollars to start up a nice sensible party of the center, just leave your email in comments.’
  • 88) ‘Clinton was dragging his party closer to the center.’
  • 89) ‘As the only true centre party in this Parliament, New Zealand First wants to propose something new and different.’
  • 90) ‘That's always been the objective of left of centre political parties.’
  • 91) ‘The SDLP could offer to form a coalition with the unionists and centre parties, without Sinn Fein.’
  • 92) ‘His statement today makes it certain a new centre party will emerge from the rubble.’
  • 93) ‘The party is often seen as a centre party because of its commitment to a mixed economy.’
  • 94) ‘Though still opposing racism, he was moving to the political centre.’
  • 95) ‘He has moved the Democratic party to the dynamic centre and much of the country has gone along.’
  • 96) ‘Only two players - centers Erick Dampier and Adonal Foyle - have been with the team longer than Richardson and power forward Troy Murphy.’
  • 97) ‘Two centers earned NBA Players of the Week awards for their performance last week.’
  • 98) ‘Although the offensive line is without a center, it still is a formidable group.’
  • 99) ‘The team also believes it is easier for McFarland to shed a center's block by lining up at an angle.’
  • 100) ‘The only question is whether he can handle the line calls a center must make.’
  • 101) ‘A chocolate bar unfortunately unavailable in the US, milk chocolate with little caramel centres.’
  • 102) ‘Flatten each ball, put one part of filling in the centre and cover it to make an oval ball.’
  • 103) ‘In the confectionery industry today, fruit pastes appear to have been reduced to a minor role as centres for fondant, chocolates, and dragées.’
  • 104) ‘Cool slightly, but serve still warm so the chocolate centre is still melted.’
  • 105) ‘Here's the ‘correct’ answer: The chocolate centers of ‘plain’ M&Ms are cast in little molds.’
  • 106) ‘A passenger rides in one of seven cars, each mounted near the edge of its own circular platform but free to pivot about the center.’
  • 107) ‘The effect of the torque depends on where, between the center of rotation and the outermost point, the initial force is applied.’
  • 108) ‘The centres of rotation of these semicircular flows travel down the body.’
  • 109) ‘An alternate proof may be obtained by holding edge AD fixed in the plane and using the Descartes principle of instantaneous centers of rotation.’
  • 110) ‘When objects move in circles of any size and at any speed, they create a new force that pushes outward, away from the center of rotation.’
  • 111) ‘In addition, reducing or eliminating the force produced by the inside wing alters the center of rotation of the roll.’
  • 112) ‘The center of rotation for the displacement is located above the structure and in the waterside.’
  • 113) ‘The defender's leg could be likened to a pendulum with the hip as the center of rotation.’
  • 114) ‘The trouble is that these polygons don't have a fixed center of rotation.’
  • 115) ‘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.’
  • 116) ‘He thus moved the universe from a Copernican Sun-centered system to a Sun located far from the galactic center in one of the spiral arms.’
  • 117) ‘A more exotic model posits the existence of small black holes not far from the supermassive one at the galactic center.’
  • 118) ‘But suppose that as time goes on, all the black holes in a given galaxy eventually fall into a central black hole at the galactic center.’
  • 119) ‘The elevator suddenly stopped in relation to the rotating centre of the mother ship.’
  • 120) ‘Arp's evidence for galaxy formation by ejection of quasars from the centres of active galactic nuclei is extremely compelling.’
  • 121) ‘When a top spins, both the center and the circumference spin.’
  • 122) ‘The primary use of a center in metalworking is to ensure concentric work is produced, this allows the workpiece to be transferred between operations without any loss of accuracy.’
  • 123) ‘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.’
  • 124) ‘The term between centers refers to any machining operation where the job needs to be performed using centers.’
  • 125) ‘Times Square, normally a centre of frenetic activity, was deserted.’
  • 126) ‘Coventry developed from a significant centre of production to a centre of motor car activity by the beginning of the First World War.’
  • 127) ‘Warsaw, which fell to Russia, became a centre of ballet activity.’
  • 128) ‘He was very gregarious and his home became a centre of activity for a variety of pursuits.’
  • 129) ‘The city is widely considered to be a centre of militant activity.’
  • 130) ‘Pumbeditha was for centuries a center of Jewish religious/intellectual activity.’
  • 131) ‘She belonged to a Benedictine monastery in Gundersheim which was a center of intellectual and religious activity.’
  • 132) ‘In most towns the bus station is a center of activity, lying near the market and itself filled with vendors.’
  • 133) ‘In fact it was seen as a centre of academic excellence.’
  • 134) ‘But the idea is to cover media, advertising and the arts and to promote Melbourne as a centre of creativity.’
  • 135) ‘He added that helping to transform Iraq into a centre of progress and peace ‘will make America safer’.’
  • 136) ‘St. Wolfgang became a centre of operetta in the twentieth century.’
  • 137) ‘However, for almost two centuries after Jesus' death, Bethlehem was a centre of paganism.’
  • 138) ‘On your average weekday, it lives up to its reputation as a centre of culture.’
  • 139) ‘It shows that we can build on Kilkenny's heritage as a centre of medieval creativity.’
  • 140) ‘Lucknow was a centre of culture, celebrated for its poetry, drama, music and art.’
  • 141) ‘It became a centre of the slave trade from the 16th century onwards.’
  • 142) ‘We now need to consolidate and put Ireland on the map as a centre of post-production excellence.’
  • 143) ‘Where once the Habsburg provinces had been among the most stable in Italy, they now became a centre of agitation.’
  • 144) ‘As a centre of art, Naples has played a major role in Italy since the end of the 13th century.’
  • 145) ‘Scotland is the centre of international attention more than at any time since it hosted the Commonwealth Games 20 years ago.’
  • 146) ‘As a result, new centres of power have surfaced.’
  • 147) ‘The dark areas on the surface are eruption centres.’
  • 148) ‘People reported that in many areas the Marxist forums had proved a great success and had become centres of political debate.’
  • 149) ‘But the mechanisms that insulated the centres of power from democratic control affected the Labour Party too, right from the start.’
  • 150) ‘The disused school building could be a centre for the community to meet and for visitors to gather.’
  • 151) ‘It is envisaged as a fully accessible cultural building and a centre for excellence in innovation.’
  • 152) ‘It will sell charity goods and film memorabilia, and will also double as an activity centre for terminally ill children.’
  • 153) ‘When play for the day was abandoned, Howell presented himself at the media centre for a press conference.’
  • 154) ‘Instead of plying the expressways, they now circle the inspection centres for confused accident victims to go to them.’
  • 155) ‘Moore spent much of the week sitting next to Jimmy Carter in a private part of the convention centre's dress circle.’
  • 156) ‘Lismore Council's parks manager Neil Moreton inspects the new surface around the transit centre.’
  • 157) ‘A bus pass is recommended if you are going to bus to classes four out of five days a week and don't forget side treks to commercial centres for food, clothing and other necessities.’
  • 158) ‘Problems of language also surfaced at the refuge centres.’
  • 159) ‘More than one hundred local women were employed in the manufacture of these items at various South Side social centers.’
  • 160) ‘Located in 19 cities, the centers are designed to open up the vast resources of the Internet to gays and lesbians nationwide.’
  • 161) ‘Morgan may have to wait months to find a rotation in a dialysis center with the care available at MCP.’
  • 162) ‘He will also carry out tests in the Dungarvan test centre while on rotation from Waterford.’
  • 163) ‘The army has arrested several local party leaders and raided the party's documentation centre.’
  • 164) ‘Hours away from Houston, our community is filling centers and churches; my daughter talks of the girl from New Orleans new to her class.’
  • 165) ‘There will also be a heavy goods testing centre, filling station and car wash.’
  • 166) ‘Company headquarters range from call and IT support centres to new technology research subsidiaries and biotech hubs.’
  • 167) ‘John injured his knee and could not continue running to keep fit for his judo so the pair, who had always trained together, moved indoors onto the rowing machines at local fitness centres.’
  • 168) ‘A network of 15 centres could support about 22,000 of the 100,000 asylum seekers who come to Britain each year.’
  • 169) ‘Comprehensive information on adoption in England, including contact details for adoption agencies, post-adoption centres and support groups.’
  • 170) ‘A number of Jewish pressure groups, mainly centred in North America called for the book to be pulped.’
  • 171) ‘It was actually formed by a number of scholars, mainly centred in Trinity College in Cambridge.’
  • 172) ‘The cancer centre is centred in Sligo and cares for patients in the surrounding counties - Leitrim, Roscommon, Donegal, Mayo and West Cavan.’
  • 173) ‘But, at the moment, see I'm very much centred in the city because I'm busy.’
  • 174) ‘MidCentral District Health Board, centred in Palmerston North, does this successfully.’
  • 175) ‘Consequently, by 1815 the countryside was again as rural as it had been a century earlier, and a reconstructed textile industry was later centred in towns.’
  • 176) ‘This old established family firm, with ten shops throughout the city and others centred in Haxby, Scarborough, Knaresborough and Leeds, served thousands of regular customers each week.’
  • 177) ‘Their commitment to using regional production companies to make their programmes has ensured that the talent base has remained widespread and not centred in one particular city.’
  • 178) ‘Since 1990, the Sisters of Charity of Jesus and Mary have provided a day service, centred in Abbeyleix, for adults with intellectual disability.’
  • 179) ‘More than 27,000 Australian and US personnel are participating in the biennial drill centred in central Queensland.’
  • 180) ‘His plan centers on increased support for renewable energy and for alternative motor fuels made from corn and soybeans.’
  • 181) ‘The idea of a film project centring on her and her music seemed to make great sense.’
  • 182) ‘Most of the discussions have centred around the future of the team and which players should be eligible to play for them.’
  • 183) ‘The focus-group discussions centered around perceived risks and benefits of early pregnancy.’
  • 184) ‘Place the keg on the scale and tilt it on its edge centering it in the middle of the scale.’
  • 185) ‘Center the nail in the nail slot and drive the nail straight in.’
  • 186) ‘These pressure distributions apply a side force to the hammer piston which strives to center the hammer piston in the guide.’
  • 187) ‘In just the sixth minute of play Larkin beat her defender on the right side of the field and centered the ball to junior forward Fellows.’
  • 188) ‘James centered the ball for Macauley to finish with a header, but Mariano intervened and prevented a goal.’
  • 189) ‘"The player that centred the ball for Allen to score the equaliser was Richardson," he said.’
  • 190) ‘The Hacketstown defence has not been itself of late and they were again found wanting when Wesley Maher manoeuvred his way to the end line before centring for Paddy Whelan to give Town the lead in the 18th minute.’
  • 191) ‘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.’
  • 192) ‘A former Penguin will center Jagr's line, but except for on the power play, it won't be Lang.’
  • 193) ‘In the meantime, Brad Chartrand is centering the Vlasak-Palffy line.’
  • 194) ‘Quinn used two lines against that line, one centered by Mario Lemieux and the other by Joe Sakic.’
  • 195) ‘The Sedins likely will play with two-way winger Trent Klatt, whom they played with in training camp, and another line probably will be centered by creative sophomore Harold Druken.’
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