Definitions of central

  1. serving as an essential component; "a cardinal rule"; "the central cause of the problem"; "an example that was fundamental to the argument"; "computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. used in the description of a place that in the middle of another place; "the people of Central and Northern Europe"; "country in central Africa" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. in or near a center or constituting a center; the inner area; "a central position"; "central heating and air conditioning" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. centrally located and easy to reach; "the central city has good bus service"; "the shop has a central location" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. Relating to the center; situated in or near the center or middle; containing the center; of or pertaining to the parts near the center; equidistant or equally accessible from certain points. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Alt. of Centrale Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Relating to, or situated in, the middle; chief; leading. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. Centrally. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. Relating to or at the center. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  11. Relating to the centre; in the centre. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. Of or pertaining to or acting from the center; chief. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. Relating to, placed in, containing, or from the centre. Central forces, the two antagonist forces under whose action bodies revolve round a central point. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  14. Situated in the centre; pert, a vertebral centrum. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  15. [Latin] Situated in the centre; pert. a vertebral centrum. n. A bone in wrist or ankle, situated between proximal and distal rows. na
  16. Relating to the centre, or placed in the centre; as, the central courts of the United States, are those located in the city of Washington, whose jurisdiction extends over the whole country. These are, first, the Senate of the United States, when organized to try impeachments; secondly, the Supreme Court of the United States. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  17. The government of the United States is the central government. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  18. Relating to the center; situated in or near the center or middle; containing the center; of or pertaining to the parts near the center< original had "or of.." >; equidistant or equally accessible from certain points. dictgcide_fs
  19. Relating or appertaining to the centre. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  20. Of or pertaining to the centre; situated in or at the centre; as C. canal of the spinal cord, C. canal of the modiolus. C. cells, the adelomorphous cells of the stomach; so called because they lie in the centre of the gland-lobules. C. convolutions (C. gyri), the ascending frontal (Anterior c.) and ascending parietal (Posterior c.) convolutions, adjoining the C. fissure (C. sulcus, fissure of Rolando). C. lobe, the island of Reil, because situated within the substance of the brain. C. ligament of the spinal cord, the filum terminale. C. myeli’tis, myelitis involving the gray matter in the centre of the spinal cord. C. nervous system, the brain and spinal cord (nerve-centres) as opposed to the nerves or peripheral system. C. system of arteries, the arteries at the base of the brain supplying the ganglia in its centre. na
  21. Applied to the centre, or to the c. nervous system. C. galvanization, galvanization with the cathode upon the epigastrium and the anode passed successively over the forehead, cranium, neck, and spine. na
  22. Directed toward the nerve-centres na
  23. Of, in, at, from, containing, the centre; leading, principal, dominant. Hence centrality n., centrally2 adv., centralness n. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  24. Situated at, or pertaining to, a center. American pocket medical dictionary.
  25. Situated in or originating from a lesion of the central nervous system. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  26. Relating to the centre. Complete Dictionary

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