central

[cen┬Ětral]

Anything central is in the middle of something or essential to it. Central things are fundamental and important.

...

Relating to the center; situated in or near the center or middle; containing the center; of or pertaining to the parts near the center'3c-- original had "or of.." --'3e; equidistant or equally accessible from certain points.

Noun
a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication

Adjective
in or near a center or constituting a center; the inner area; "a central position"; "central heating and air conditioning"

Adjective S.
centrally located and easy to reach; "the central city has good bus service"; "the shop has a central location"

Adjective S.
serving as an essential component; "a cardinal rule"; "the central cause of the problem"; "an example that was fundamental to the argument"; "computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure"

Adjective
used in the description of a place that in the middle of another place; "the people of Central and Northern Europe"; "country in central Africa"

...

a.
Relating to the center; situated in or near the center or middle; containing the center; of or pertaining to the parts near the center; equidistant or equally accessible from certain points.

n.
Alt. of Centrale


Central

Cen"tral , a. [L. centralis, fr. centrum: cf. F. central. See Center.] Relating to the center; situated in or near the center or middle; containing the center; of or pertaining to the parts near the center'3c-- original had "or of.." --'3e; equidistant or equally accessible from certain points. Central force (Math.), a force acting upon a body towards or away from a fixed or movable center. -- Center sun (Astron.), a name given to a hypothetical body about which M'84dler supposed the solar system together with all the stars in the Milky Way, to be revolving. A point near Alcyone in the Pleiades was supposed to possess characteristics of the position of such a body.

Relating to the center; situated in or near the center or middle; containing the center; of or pertaining to the parts near the center'3c-- original had "or of.." --'3e; equidistant or equally accessible from certain points.

...

Usage Examples

Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.

Environmentalism opposes reckless innovation and makes conservation the central order of business.

A country like Belgium, or socialist countries in central Europe spend more money on art education than the United States, which is a really puzzling thought.

As a first step there must be an offer to achieve equality of rights in disarmament by abolishing the weapons forbidden to the Central Powers by the Peace Treaties.

And think of how we challenged the idea of a male dominated Parliament with All-Women shortlists and made the cause of gender equality central to our government. We were right to do so.

As efforts to fix this failure at the Veterans Administration continue, I also intend to persist in demanding answers and action on the establishment of a new clinic to serve the veterans in North Central Washington.

Even though I have a nice house, nice family, the rest of my generation is still in South Central L.A. My cousins, my brothers, my sisters, they don't wanna move out. They don't want to and they don't have the means to sustain it. That's where my heart is and that's what I think about all the time.

Misspelled Form

central, xcentral, dcentral, fcentral, vcentral, central, xentral, dentral, fentral, ventral, entral, cxentral, cdentral, cfentral, cventral, c entral, cwentral, c3entral, c4entral, crentral, csentral, cdentral, cwntral, c3ntral, c4ntral, crntral, csntral, cdntral, cewntral, ce3ntral, ce4ntral, cerntral, cesntral, cedntral, cebntral, cehntral, cejntral, cemntral, ce ntral, cebtral, cehtral, cejtral, cemtral, ce tral, cenbtral, cenhtral, cenjtral, cenmtral, cen tral, cenrtral, cen5tral, cen6tral, cenytral, cengtral, cenrral, cen5ral, cen6ral, cenyral, cengral, centrral, cent5ral, cent6ral, centyral, centgral, centeral, cent4ral, cent5ral, centtral, centfral, centeal, cent4al, cent5al, centtal, centfal, centreal, centr4al, centr5al, centrtal, centrfal, centrqal, centrwal, centrsal, centrzal, centrql, centrwl, centrsl, centrzl, centraql, centrawl, centrasl, centrazl, centrakl, centraol, centrapl, centra:l, centrak, centrao, centrap, centra:, centralk, centralo, centralp, central:.

Other Usage Examples

After the Berlin Wall came down I visited that city and I will never forget it. The abandoned checkpoints. The sense of excitement about the future. The knowledge that a great continent was coming together. Healing those wounds of our history is the central story of the European Union.

But if you're asking my opinion, I would argue that a social justice approach should be central to medicine and utilized to be central to public health. This could be very simple: the well should take care of the sick.

During my nearly five years as director-general of WHO, high-level policymakers have increasingly recognized that health is central to sustainable development.

Central to America's rise to global leadership is our Judeo-Christian tradition with the vision of the goodness and possibilities of every human life.

A system of capitalism presumes sound money, not fiat money manipulated by a central bank. Capitalism cherishes voluntary contracts and interest rates that are determined by savings, not credit creation by a central bank.

But since independence, Gabon is one of the few countries in Central Africa that enjoys peace and stability.

'Eyes Wide Open' took shape from two real life events straight from my own past. One was the sad suicide of my young nephew, a troubled kid, who was found at the bottom of a landmark cliff in central California. The second was a chance encounter forty years ago with none other than, ahem, Charles Manson!

Central authority is bad. The bias should be for freedom. And without a central authority, there are lots of little authorities, and we learn which ones to trust.

Comments


Browse Dictionary