centerline

or cen·ter line

[ sen-ter-lahyn ]
/ ˈsɛn tərˌlaɪn /

noun

any line that bisects a plane figure: the centerline of a building plan.
a line along the center of a road or highway dividing it into separate sections for traffic moving in opposite directions.
Radio. the perpendicular bisector of the line connecting two radio transmitters.

QUIZZES

This Word Of The Day Quiz Is Far From Thersitical
Have you mastered the meaning of phronesis? How about plethoric? Take the quiz on the words from the week of February 17 to 23 to find out.
Question 1 of 7
Lincolnesque

Origin of centerline

First recorded in 1800–10; center + line1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for centerline