English adjective: central
|1.||central serving as an essential component|
|Samples||A cardinal rule.|
The central cause of the problem.
An example that was fundamental to the argument.
Computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure.
|Synonyms||cardinal, fundamental, key, primal|
|Similar||important, of import|
|2.||central in or near a center or constituting a center; the inner area|
|Samples||A central position.|
|Similar||amidship, bicentric, bifocal, center, centered, centric, centrical, focal, halfway, medial, median, middle, middlemost, midmost, midway, nuclear|
English noun: central
|1.||central (artifact) a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication|
|Synonyms||exchange, telephone exchange|
|Broader (hypernym)||work, workplace|
|Narrower (hyponym)||centrex, patchboard, plugboard, switchboard|
|Part meronym||phone system, telephone system|