['sentə]     ['sentər]    
  • n. 中心;集中点
  • v. 居中;使集中
  • =centre<英>
centered centered centering centers



n. (名词)
  1. 中锋
  2. 中间派
  3. 中心站
  4. 中心区,人口集中地
  5. 中心
  6. 中枢, 核心
  7. 中央, 中心点
  8. 【数】(美)圆心
  9. 中心人物
  10. 根源,起源
  11. 中线
  12. 中央部分
  13. 【建】假框
v. (动词)
  1. 把…放在中部,把…置于中心,居中
  2. 集中
  3. 把...集中,使聚集于一点
  4. 有中心
  5. 做中锋
  6. 定...的中心;矫正中心
  7. 传(球)给中锋,传中
  8. 被置于中心
  9. 对…的中心,找…的中心,使…对准中心
  1. =centre<英>
adj. (形容词)
  1. 中心的
  2. 中央的
  3. 中点的
  4. 位于正中的


  1. an area that is approximately central within some larger region;

    "it is in the center of town"
    "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle"
    "they were in the eye of the storm"

  2. the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher;

    "he hit the ball to deep center"

  3. a building dedicated to a particular activity;

    "they were raising money to build a new center for research"

  4. a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure

  5. the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience;

    "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"
    "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"
    "the nub of the story"

  6. the object upon which interest and attention focuses;

    "his stories made him the center of the party"

  7. a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process;

    "in most people the speech center is in the left hemisphere"

  8. the middle of a military or naval formation;

    "they had to reinforce the center"

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

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

    "the center fumbled the handoff"

  11. a place where some particular activity is concentrated;

    "they received messages from several centers"

  12. politically moderate persons; centrists

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

  14. the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering

  15. 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;

    "a good plaza should have a movie house"
    "they spent their weekends at the local malls"

  16. the position on a hockey team of the player who participates in the face off at the beginning of the game

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

    "it is a center's responsibility to get the football to the quarterback"

  18. a position on a basketball team of the player who participates in the jump that starts the game

  1. equally distant from the extremes

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

  1. center upon;

    "Her entire attention centered on her children"
    "Our day revolved around our work"

  2. direct one's attention on something;

    "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"

  3. move into the center;

    "That vase in the picture is not centered"



用作名词 (n.)
  1. We decided to skirt round the town center.
  2. The President is at the center of a recent scandal over revelation about his financial interests.
  3. The center provides facilities for a whole range of leisure activities.
用作动词 (v.)
  1. Do women center their lives around the home now?
  2. Their talks always center around politics.






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