(also center line)
A real or imaginary line through the center of something, especially one following an axis of symmetry.
- The central line represents the vertical centre line of the body, and also the progression of the movement.
- To minimize steric hindrance, each residue was rotated around an individual axis directed along the local center line of the helix.
- For this reason, the axis on the left shows negative numbers above the center line and positive numbers below.
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