- of or relating to the central nervous system.
- of or relating to the centrum of a vertebra.
- a main telephone exchange.
- a telephone operator at such an exchange.
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OTHER WORDS FROM centralcen·tral·ly, adverb
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Definition for central (2 of 3)
noun, plural cen·trals, Spanish cen·tra·les [sen-trah-les]. /sɛnˈtrɑ lɛs/.
Origin of central2
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Example sentences from the Web for central
Offending the other ones has been a central strategy for Paul over the last year.
President Eisenhower sent the 101st Airborne Division to force Faubus to admit the students to Central High School.The ‘No Child’ Rewrite Threatens Your Kids’ Future|Jonah Edelman|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
While the world fixated on Ukraine and Syria, a near-genocide ripped through central Africa, to little international fanfare.
It drains your body of nutrients and vitamins, attacking the central nervous system and leaving you in a dehydrated, hazy state.
At Grand Central Station, demonstrators held a die-in, Gothamist reported.Trayvon Martin’s Family Rejects ‘Dead Cops’ Marchers|Jacob Siegel|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Most of my observations are in keeping with Skutch's detailed report of the species in Central America.Summer Birds From the Yucatan Peninsula|Erwin E. Klaas
The main entrance is in the centre of the St. Martin's Lane front, and consists of a central roadway for carts and wagons, 15ft.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
It is not quite so level nor so perfectly cultivated as central Belgium, but is generally fertile and promises fairly.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
But the central economic doctrine of cost can not be shaken by mere denunciation.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
She opened a door at the back of the central hall and found herself in a pillared corridor with a door at either end.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
British Dictionary definitions for central
- of or relating to the central nervous system
- of or relating to the centrum of a vertebra