Translation of center in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (middle point, area) the museum is in the city centerour office is right in the centerel museo está en el centro de la ciudadI'm going into the centernuestra oficina está en el mismo centrothe center of the universevoy al centrohis children are the center of his worldel centro del universoto be the center of attentionsu vida está centrada en sus hijossu vida gira en torno a sus hijosser el centro de atenciónExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (Politics) he's left of center
- When touring the blues clubs of Chicago, it is best to stay around the centre and the north side of the city.
- The zippers are in the under surface at the centre and near to each cross boom end for inspection purposes.
- The peak in the center of this surface represented the large estimate of genetic variance in the E3 environment.
es de centro izquierda(before noun) (party/coalition)de centroExample sentences1.3 (filling)
- Times Square, normally a centre of frenetic activity, was deserted.
- Coventry developed from a significant centre of production to a centre of motor car activity by the beginning of the First World War.
- Warsaw, which fell to Russia, became a centre of ballet activity.
- The first round of the French presidential election showed the extent of the collapse of the centre parties.
- Several people wrote to suggest that the Democrats actually are the center party these days, and there's a lot of truth in that.
- Although Kinnock began on the left, he took the Labour Party into the political centre.
- A chocolate bar unfortunately unavailable in the US, milk chocolate with little caramel centres.
- Flatten each ball, put one part of filling in the centre and cover it to make an oval ball.
- In the confectionery industry today, fruit pastes appear to have been reduced to a minor role as centres for fondant, chocolates, and dragées.
- 2 (site of activity) commercial/financial centercommunity/health centercentro comercial/financieroa center of learning/higher educationcentro cívico/de saludurban center attacks on civilian centers have ceasedun centro de enseñanza/educación superiorhan cesado los ataques dirigidos a poblacionesExample sentences
- The disused school building could be a centre for the community to meet and for visitors to gather.
- It is envisaged as a fully accessible cultural building and a centre for excellence in innovation.
- It will sell charity goods and film memorabilia, and will also double as an activity centre for terminally ill children.
- 3 (Sport) (in US football, rugby)(in basketball)pivot (masculine and feminine)Example sentences
- Only two players - centers Erick Dampier and Adonal Foyle - have been with the team longer than Richardson and power forward Troy Murphy.
- Two centers earned NBA Players of the Week awards for their performance last week.
- Although the offensive line is without a center, it still is a formidable group.
- 1 1.1 (position)(picture/heading)1.2 (Sport)(ball)lanzar un centro conExample sentences
- In just the sixth minute of play Larkin beat her defender on the right side of the field and centered the ball to junior forward Fellows.
- James centered the ball for Macauley to finish with a header, but Mariano intervened and prevented a goal.
- "The player that centred the ball for Allen to score the equaliser was Richardson," he said.
- Place the keg on the scale and tilt it on its edge centering it in the middle of the scale.
- Center the nail in the nail slot and drive the nail straight in.
- These pressure distributions apply a side force to the hammer piston which strives to center the hammer piston in the guide.
- 2 2.1 (concentrate, focus) See examples:to center something
onsomething/somebody2.2 (base around) See examples: she centers her life around her work/husbandcentrar algo enalgo/alguienthe major industries are centered on Chicagosu vida gira alrededor de su trabajo/maridolas principales industrias están concentradas en Chicago y sus alrededoresExample sentences
- A number of Jewish pressure groups, mainly centred in North America called for the book to be pulped.
- It was actually formed by a number of scholars, mainly centred in Trinity College in Cambridge.
- The cancer centre is centred in Sligo and cares for patients in the surrounding counties - Leitrim, Roscommon, Donegal, Mayo and West Cavan.
- 1.1 (focus on) See examples:to center
ono uponsomething/somebodyhis hopes centered on being promotedcentrarse enalgo/alguien1.2 (revolve around) See examples:to centercifraba todas sus esperanzas en que lo ascendieran ono aroundsomething/somebodyher life centers around her workgirar alrededor deor en torno aalgo/alguiensu vida gira en torno a su trabajoExample sentences1.3
(play in midfield) (American English)jugar de mediocampoExample sentences
- His plan centers on increased support for renewable energy and for alternative motor fuels made from corn and soybeans.
- The idea of a film project centring on her and her music seemed to make great sense.
- Most of the discussions have centred around the future of the team and which players should be eligible to play for them.
- The new Grumpy Old Men line of veterans Kirk Muller, Mike Keane and John MacLean became a real defensive weapon, joining productive lines centered by Mike Modano and Joe Nieuwendyk.
- A former Penguin will center Jagr's line, but except for on the power play, it won't be Lang.
- In the meantime, Brad Chartrand is centering the Vlasak-Palffy line.
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