Definition of dead centre in English:

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dead centre

noun

1The exact centre of something: Kansas, the dead centre of the USA [as adverb]: most notebooks have a logo sitting dead centre
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  • There is an immense quiet here, 500 metres above sea level in what is almost the dead centre of France.
  • Don't forget the Rule of Thirds, or just simply remember to take shots without bunging the subject dead centre.
  • The A5 begins in the dead centre of town.
1.1The position of a crank when it is in line with the connecting rod and not exerting torque.

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