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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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