point that is equally distant from all sides of sth; middle point or part of sth
point towards which people's interest is directed
place from which administration is organized
place that certain activities or facilities are concentrated
moderate political position or party
place in centre; pass to the centre
"it is in the center of town"
"they ran forward into the heart of the struggle"
"they were in the eye of the storm"
"they received messages from several centers"
"the gist of the prosecutor's argument"
"the heart and soul of the Republican Party"
"the nub of the story"
"his stories made him the center of the party"
"in most people the speech center is in the left hemisphere"
"they were raising money to build a new center for research"
"That vase in the picture is not centered"
"Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"
This bed thy center is, these wals thy spheare.
In reverie centred.
The necessity of well centring the object glass of a large telescope.
出自： C. Hutton
A plot of..grass centred by a basin.
出自： K. Little
My universe was still centred in my mother's fragrant person.
出自： R. Church
For some time all my interest has centred in their methods of agriculture.
His life's work centred in the search for a cure for the terrible disease.
All our interest centres in our family.
His chief joy centred in carrying for the children.
他主要的乐趣集中在管教孩子们上。 centre sth in sb/sth
His whole mind, his whole being, was centred in revolution.
村子中央是集市广场。 centre sth on〔upon〕 sth
We centred the mirror on the wall.
我们把镜子挂在墙的中央。 centre on〔upon〕 sth
The searchlights centred upon the enemy planes.
Our thoughts centres upon one idea.
His current work centres upon the study of methodology in teaching.
The conversation centred on the radical changes taking place in Russia.
谈话集中在俄国正在发生的急剧变化上。 centre sth on〔upon〕 sth
He centred his attention on the problem.
His whole mind was centred on the problem at hand.
The action of the play is centred on the struggle between the two women.
The action of the story centred around the French Revolution.
The discussion centres round the most important question.
In November their work centred round levelling fields.
The discussion centred round the problem whether they should carry on their experiment at the moment.
讨论集中在他们目前是否要继续进行试验这个问题上。 centre sth round〔around〕 sth
Do women centre their lives around the home now?