HyperDic: central

English > 3 senses of the word central:
ADJECTIVEallcentral, cardinal, fundamental, key, primalserving as an essential component
allcentralin or near a center or constituting a center
NOUNartifactcentral, telephone exchange, exchangea workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
central > pronunciation
Soundsseh'ntrahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > central: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningServing as an essential component.
Example "the central cause of the problem"
Synonymscardinal, fundamental, key, primal
Broaderimportant, of importOf great significance / significance or value
Spanishbásico, central, elemental, esencial, fundamental, primordial
Catalanbàsic, central, clau, elemental, essencial, fonamental, primordial
Nounscenterthe choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
centerthe object upon which interest and attention focuses
English > central: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningIn or near a center or constituting a center; the inner area.
Example"a central position"
NarroweramidshipLocated in the middle part of a ship or aircraft
bicentricHaving two centers
bifocalHaving two foci
center, halfway, middle, midwayEqually distant from the extremes / extremes
centeredBeing or placed in the center
centric, centricalHaving or situated at or near a center
focalHaving or localized centrally at a focus
median, medialrelating to or situated in or extending toward the middle
middlemost, midmostIn the exact middle
nuclearconstituting or like a nucleus
See alsoinnerLocated or occurring within or closer to a center
OppositeperipheralOn or near an edge or constituting / constituting an outer boundary
Spanishcentral
Catalancentral
Nounscentera point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
centeran area that is approximately central within some larger / larger region
centrala workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
centralitythe property of being central
Adverbscentrallyin or near / near or toward a center or according to a central role or function
English > central: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication.
Synonymstelephone exchange, exchange
Part oftelephone system, phone systemA communication system that transmits sound between distant points
Narrowercentrex(CENTRal EXchange) a kind of telephone exchange
switchboard, patchboard, plugboardtelephone central where circuits are completed with patchcords
Broaderworkplace, workA place where work is done
Spanishcentral, central telefónica
Catalancentral
Adjectivescentralin or near a center or constituting a center

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