A region of central France, including the cities of Orleans, Tours, and Chartres
The point that is equally distant from every point on the circumference of a circle or sphere
Occur mainly in or around (a specified place)
the centre of the town
A place which serves as a focal point for artistic activity or interest.
= germinal centre.
The most senior officer in certain Fenian organizations.
A ridge formed along the centre of a narrow (dirt) road or track as ruts are worn away on either side.
Of a driver: to cause the chassis of a vehicle to become stuck on a high centre or (later) uneven ground, or any obstacle, with the wheels raised off the ground or unable to gain traction. Also with the vehicle as subject. Frequently with on. Now also figurative and in figurative context.
A place where people (especially teenagers) can gather to socialize; the meeting place of a rap group.
A place of rest.
A secondary, subsidiary, or minor centre.
Each of certain centres in the brain involved in the understanding and production of spoken and written language.
An office in which large numbers of telephone calls are handled, especially one providing the customer services functions of a large organization
A defender who plays in the middle of the field
A drill bit with a central point and side cutters
Another term for centre back.
A real or imaginary line through the centre of something, especially one following an axis of symmetry
The central part or main business and commercial area of a city
A part of an organization to which costs may be charged for accounting purposes
A large group of networked computer servers typically used by organizations for the remote storage, processing, or distribution of large amounts of data
A place providing care and recreation facilities for those who cannot be fully independent
The exact centre of something
A large hardware store selling tools, building materials, and other household items
(In the UK) an independent publicly funded advisory service on legal matters
Not quite in the centre of something
A place separate from school where children can play under supervision
Central Australia (so called because of the reddish colour of iron oxide in the soil)
The central part or main business and commercial area of a town
A region of the brain associated with a particular function.
(Also more fully centre chief point) the point on an escutcheon which lies in the centre of the chief, directly above the honour point.
A place, person, etc., regarded as the nucleus or focal point of a particular family.
A library, frequently in a school, college, etc., offering audio-visual facilities.
A place of pre-eminent importance in the financial affairs of a region, country, etc.
The headquarters of the Soviet Secret Service.
The centre or crown of a plant.
= power station. rare.
Originally Military. Occupying a position between the centre and the right; situated near the centre on the right-hand side.
A place in which people gather for communal and recreational activities; (now chiefly) a building designed for this purpose.
An ornamental piece of embroidery, decorated work, etc., placed over the tablecloth at the centre of a table.
The central part of the outfield
A tool consisting of a metal rod with a conical point for making an indentation, to allow a drill to make a hole at the same spot without slipping
The two facing middle pages of a newspaper or magazine
The centre of a stage
The area in the centre of a town where municipal offices and other public buildings are situated
A place run by a welfare agency or charity where people may call casually for advice or assistance
An establishment where plants and gardening equipment are sold
(In South East Asia) a market at which individual vendors sell ready-to-eat food from small booths
A building or establishment housing local medical services or the practice of a group of doctors
A device that combines a radio and record or CD player