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centering

[ sen-ter-ing ]
/ ˈsɛn tər ɪŋ /
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noun
a temporary framework for supporting a masonry arch during construction until it is able to stand by itself.
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Origin of centering

First recorded in 1760–70; center + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for centering

centering
/ (ˈsɛntərɪŋ) /

noun
a US spelling of centring
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