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Engelsk tillægsord: center

1. center equally distant from the extremes

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)halfway, middle, midway

Termer med lignende betydningcentral

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)peripheral

2. center of or belonging to neither the right nor the left politically or intellectually

Termer med lignende betydningcentrist, middle-of-the-road

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)left, right

Engelsk navneord: center

1. center (om sted) an area that is approximately central within some larger region

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt is in the center of town.
They ran forward into the heart of the struggle.
They were in the eye of the storm.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)centre, eye, heart, middle

Mindre specifikke termerarea, country

Mere specifikke termercenter stage, central city, centre stage, city center, city centre, financial center, hub, inner city, medical center, midfield, midstream, seat, storm center, storm centre

Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerCity of London, the City

2. center (om genstand) the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe hit the ball to deep center.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)center field, centerfield

Mindre specifikke termerparcel, parcel of land, piece of ground, piece of land, tract

Omfatter disse overordnede termeroutfield

3. center (om genstand) a building dedicated to a particular activity

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey were raising money to build a new center for research.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)centre

Mindre specifikke termerbuilding, edifice

Mere specifikke termerburn center, call center, call centre, civic center, community center, conference center, conference house, control center, research center, research facility, service club, settlement house, student center

4. center (om sted) a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)centre, midpoint

Mindre specifikke termerpoint

Mere specifikke termerbight, bowels, bull, bull's eye, center of curvature, center of gravity, center of mass, centre of curvature, centre of gravity, centre of mass, core, core, navel, navel point, nombril, nucleus, nucleus

5. center (om erkendelse) the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe gist of the prosecutor's argument.
The heart and soul of the Republican Party.
The nub of the story.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)centre, core, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, kernel, marrow, meat, nitty-gritty, nub, pith, substance, sum

Mindre specifikke termercognitive content, content, mental object

Mere specifikke termerbare bones, haecceity, hypostasis, quiddity, quintessence, stuff

6. center (om erkendelse) the object upon which interest and attention focuses

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis stories made him the center of the party.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)center of attention, centre, centre of attention

Mindre specifikke termerobject

Mere specifikke termerconversation piece, crosshairs, cynosure, eye-catcher

7. center (i anatomi) a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIn most people the speech center is in the left hemisphere.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)centre, nerve center, nerve centre

Mindre specifikke termerneural structure

Mere specifikke termerauditory center, Broca's area, Broca's center, Broca's convolution, Broca's gyrus, convolution of Broca, inferior colliculus, olfactory brain, respiratory center, rhinencephalon, superior colliculus, Wernicke's area, Wernicke's center

8. center (om gruppe) the middle of a military or naval formation

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey had to reinforce the center.

Mindre specifikke termerformation

Overordnet emneområdearmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

9. center (om person) (basketball) the person who plays center on a basketball team

Mindre specifikke termerbasketball player, basketeer, cager

Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerBill Russell, Russell, William Felton Russell

Overordnet emneområdebasketball, basketball game, hoops

10. center (om person) (football) the person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe center fumbled the handoff.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)snapper

Mindre specifikke termerlineman

Overordnet emneområdefootball, football game

11. center (om sted) a place where some particular activity is concentrated

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey received messages from several centers.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)centre

Mindre specifikke termerplace, property

Mere specifikke termercapital, nerve center, nerve centre

12. center (om gruppe) politically moderate persons; centrists

Mindre specifikke termerclass, social class, socio-economic class, stratum

Tilhører disse specifikke termercentrist, middle of the roader, moderate, moderationist

13. center (om person) (ice hockey) the person who plays center on a hockey team

Mindre specifikke termerhockey player, ice-hockey player

Overordnet emneområdehockey, hockey game, ice hockey

14. center (om mad) the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)centre

Mindre specifikke termerconfection, sweet

Vedrører disse overordnede termerchocolate candy

15. center (om genstand) mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA good plaza should have a movie house.
They spent their weekends at the local malls.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)mall, plaza, shopping center, shopping centre, shopping mall

Mindre specifikke termermercantile establishment, outlet, retail store, sales outlet

Omfatter disse specifikke termerfood court

16. center (om handling) the position on a hockey team of the player who participates in the face off at the beginning of the game

Mindre specifikke termerposition

Tilhører disse overordnede termerhockey team

17. center (om handling) (American football) the position of the player on the line of scrimmage who puts the ball in play

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt is a center's responsibility to get the football to the quarterback.

Mindre specifikke termerlineman

Tilhører disse overordnede termereleven, football team

18. center (om handling) a position on a basketball team of the player who participates in the jump that starts the game

Mindre specifikke termerposition

Tilhører disse overordnede termerbasketball team, five

Engelsk udsagnsord: center

1. center (om tilstand) center upon

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHer entire attention centered on her children.
Our day revolved around our work.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)center on, concentrate on, focus on, revolve about, revolve around

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething is ----ing PP.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termerbear on, come to, concern, have-to doe with, pertain, refer, relate, touch, touch on

2. center (om erkendelse) direct one's attention on something

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPlease focus on your studies and not on your hobbies.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)centre, concentrate, focus, pore, rivet

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s on something

Mindre specifikke termercerebrate, cogitate, think

Mere specifikke termerabsorb, engross, engulf, hear, immerse, listen, plunge, recall, soak up, steep, take heed, think, zoom in

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningrivet

3. center (om bevægelse) move into the center

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThat vase in the picture is not centered.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)centre

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerdisplace, move

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