Being the part in the middle or center:
The state of maximum distinctness or clarity of such an image:
A thick, circular piece of glass set, as in a roof or ship's deck, to admit light.
The basic or most important part; the crucial element or essence:
Marrow is defined as an innermost, choice part, especially the fatty tissue inside bones.
More exclusive, influential, or important:
A US territory consisting of an atoll with two small islands in the central Pacific Ocean northwest of Honolulu. Discovered in 1859, Midway was annexed by the United States in 1867 and served as a naval air base until 1993. The American victory over the Japanese in the Battle of Midway (June 4–7, 1942) was a major turning point in the Pacific campaign of World War II.
Having to do with the inner being; subjective
Of the internal, or domestic, affairs of a country
A short rod or shaft on which a related part rotates or swings.
A point that attracts people
A large open space for the gathering or passage of crowds, as in an airport.
(Statistics) Relating to or constituting the middle value in a distribution.
The middle part of the body; waist
A conventional two-lobed representation of the heart, usually colored red or pink.
Any of various stones revered as sacred in ancient Greek civilization, representing the center of the world.
The small scar, usually a depression in the middle of the abdomen, marking the place where the umbilical cord was attached to the fetus; umbilicus
A central point
A central point
A central point
Something that is the center of attention; an object that serves as a focal point of attraction and admiration.
(Botany) The main stem or central part about which organs or plant parts such as branches are arranged.
The spinal cord; the marrow.
A city or town that is the official seat of government of a state, nation, etc.
A group of stores and often restaurants and other businesses having a common parking lot.
Carrying inward to a central organ or section, as nerves that conduct impulses from the periphery of the body to the brain or spinal cord.
Of, being, or serving as a starting point or basis:
Being an animal that occupies the highest position in a social hierarchy and has the greatest access to resources such as food and a mate or mates. Social dominance is gained and maintained through factors such as size and aggressiveness.
A control center; headquarters
Most intimate or secret; innermost
Any center of activity, attention, etc.
The point or object from which heat or light emanates
The tendency to remain at or near the center
The definition of medial is in the middle, near the axis, or average.
equally distant from the extremes
Any place that fosters rapid growth or extensive activity
The inhabitants of a city considered as a group.
A broadcasting entity.
The demand for a particular commodity:
A large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
A point that attracts people
A group of people organized for a common purpose, especially a group that meets regularly:
A point that attracts people
An open area bounded by, or at the intersection of, several streets, usually used as a park, plaza, etc.
The essence or main point, as of an article or argument
To direct or draw toward a common center; focus.
To come together at a center; concentrate.
To increase the contrast of (a photographic image).
(Intransitive) Become one.
To bring together in common cause, interest, opinion, etc.; join, as in action, through fellowship, agreement, legal bonds, etc.
The definition of combine is to join together or to unite.
To come together; to meet.
Meet is defined as to come face to face with, be there when someone or something arrives, or to be introduced.
To adjust or come to a focus.
To pick, pluck, or collect by picking; harvest
To combine into a single whole; merge; unite
Cluster means to grow or gather.
To gather; assemble
To draw by moral, emotional or sexual influence; to engage or fix, as the mind, attention, etc.; to invite or allure.
(Physiol.) Conveying toward a center; afferent
(Physiology) (of a motion) in the direction of contraction of a muscle. (E.g. extension of the lower arm via the elbow joint while contracting the triceps and other elbow extensor muscles; closing of the jaw while flexing the masseter).
Occupying a position that is an equal distance between several points. Note that in a one-dimensional space this position can be identified with two points, in a two-dimensional space with three points (not on the same straight line), and in a three-dimensional space with four points (not in the same plane).
Of or relating to integration.
Of or acting as a pivot
The definition of principal is the first or highest in importance.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
The point on the Earth's surface that is directly above the focus (the point of origin) of an earthquake. The epicenter is usually the location where the greatest damage associated with an earthquake occurs.
A compact group of neurons enclosed by connective tissue and having a specific function. In invertebrate animals, pairs of ganglia occur at intervals along the axis of the body, with the forwardmost pair functioning like a brain. In vertebrates, ganglia are usually located outside the brain or spinal cord, where they regulate the functioning of the body's organs and glands as part of the autonomic nervous system.
The definition of a linchpin is a pin that holds the wheel onto the end of an axle, or something that holds things together.
Anything serving as a center of growth or development
A guiding principle
To converge is defined as to move or come together at the same point from different places or directions.
To supply with an eye.
To have intentions of a specified kind; be disposed:
In the middle or midst
The definition of a seat is a reserved space, something used for sitting, the part of your body that you sit on, or an organizational position.
The far end or part:
The most personal and sensitive aspect of the emotions:
The embedded part of an organ or structure such as a hair, tooth, or nerve, that serves as a base or support.
(Idiomatic) A central role in some activity that requires speed.
A public square or marketplace in a city or town
An urban shopping area limited to pedestrians.
a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process
US spelling of centre of attention.
(British) Something that attracts a lot of attention.
A drug, chemical, or other material (such as glue) that one is dependent on or uses habitually and that is often illegal or subject to government regulation:
A solution of such a substance or oil in alcohol
The quality or state of being inward
A knob or lump
A snapping turtle.
A tiny opening, as one in an animal's skin or on the surface of a plant leaf or stem, through which liquids or gases may pass.
Rivet is defined as to secure things together, especially with a hammer.
Most intimate or secret
An area that is more densely populated or developed than the surrounding area:
The main city, often the capital, of a country, state, or region
A point or an area equidistant from all sides of something
To give a point to; to sharpen; to cut, forge, grind, or file to an acute end.
Of the side or bank of a river on the right of a person facing downstream
Farther from the centre of the inside.
Leading to the outside
On the outside; outer; outermost
The area so enclosed
The metal flange surrounding the wheel of an automotive vehicle, on which the tire is mounted
To distribute the administrative functions or powers of (a central authority) among several local authorities.
To move over an area, be distributed, or be widely dispersed:
Lying at the outside or away from the central part; outer; external
The definition of a boundary is a line or something else that marks a limit or border.
The external objects, conditions, and circumstances that affect existence and development; the environment.
An outside surface, esp. that of a rounded object or body
The boundary line of a circle.
The sum of the lengths of the segments that form the sides of a polygon.
Relating to, located at, or constituting a margin, border, or edge.
(Botany) The border of a leaf.
A rim or brink:
An edge or a part near an edge; margin; side
Districts remote from the center or midst, as of a city; outlying regions
To drive away; cause to vanish:
To strew or distribute widely:
Of, relating to, directed toward, or located on the left side.
Of or constituting a single source controlling all components of a system:
A position of advantage over others, as in a race or an endeavor; a lead:
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