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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Center  \Cen"ter\,  Centre  \Cen"tre\  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Centered}  or  {Centred};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Centering}  or 
  {Centring}.] 
  1.  To  be  placed  in  a  center;  to  be  central. 
 
  2.  To  be  collected  to  a  point;  to  be  concentrated;  to  rest 
  on  or  gather  about  as  a  center. 
 
  Where  there  is  no  visible  truth  wherein  to  center, 
  error  is  as  wide  as  men's  fancies.  --Dr.  H.  More 
 
  Our  hopes  must  center  in  ourselves  alone.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Centering  \Cen"ter*ing\,  n.  (Arch.) 
  Same  as  {Center},  n.,  6.  [Written  also  {centring}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  centering 
  n  1:  the  concentration  of  attention  or  energy  on  something  "the 
  focus  of  activity  shifted  to  molecular  biology"  [syn:  {focus}, 
  {focusing},  {focussing}] 
  2:  (football)  putting  the  ball  in  play  by  passing  it  (between 
  the  legs)  to  a  back  [syn:  {snap}] 




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