What does central mean?

Definitions for central
ˈsɛn trəlcen·tral

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. central, telephone exchange, exchange(adj)

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

  2. cardinal, central, fundamental, key, primal(adj)

    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"

  3. central(adj)

    in or near a center or constituting a center; the inner area

    "a central position"

Wiktionary

  1. central(Adjective)

    being in the centre

    Etymology: From centralis.

  2. central(Adjective)

    being the most important

    Etymology: From centralis.

  3. central(Adjective)

    having or containing the centre of something

    Etymology: From centralis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Central(adj)

    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

    Etymology: [L. centralis, fr. centrum: cf. F. central. See Center.]

  2. Central(noun)

    alt. of Centrale

    Etymology: [L. centralis, fr. centrum: cf. F. central. See Center.]

Editors Contribution

  1. central

    The middle.

    The centre of the table is very beautifully presented.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'central' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #464

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'central' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1048

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'central' in Adjectives Frequency: #54

How to pronounce central?

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How to say central in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of central in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of central in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of central in a Sentence

  1. Northwesterns Raffaella Margutti:

    A lightbulb was sitting deep inside the ejecta of the explosion, it would have been hard to see this in a normal stellar explosion. But The Cow had very little ejecta mass, which allowed us to view the central engines radiation directly.

  2. Rene Anand:

    It not only looks like the developing brain, its diverse cell types express nearly all genes like a brain, we’ve struggled for a long time trying to solve complex brain disease problems that cause tremendous pain and suffering. The power of this brain model bodes very well for human health because it gives us better and more relevant options to test and develop therapeutics other than rodents. Rene Anand, who began his quest four years ago, studies the association between nicotinic receptors and central nervous system disorders. He’s hopeful that the lab-grown brain will provide ethical and more rapid and accurate testing of experimental drugs before the clinical trial stage.

  3. Vaninder Singh:

    Overall, what is clear to us is that the impact, will be limited in the near-term, but much more significant in the medium-term, we expect this event and what it represents to subtract as much as 0.3 percent from growth next year compared to our pre-event baseline and expect Asian central banks to respond with another round of easing.

  4. Central Bank Governor Godwin Emefiele:

    To improve the dynamics of the market, we will introduce foreign exchange primary dealers who would be registered by the CBN (central bank) to deal directly with the bank for large trade sizes on a two-way quote basis.

  5. Joe Conlon:

    Down in Central and South America, they’re using these thermal foggers— that can work and knock down the mosquito, but in the U.S, they’re not going to allow federal and state folks to allow them into their homes to do that, it’s not something that mosquito abatement will do, but public pressure may make them do that. People might demand something like that of their own volition.

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