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Of, at, or forming the center,
  1. Of, at, or forming the center
    • - the station has a central courtyard
  2. Accessible from a variety of places
    • - coaches met at a central location
  3. (of a vowel) Articulated in the center of the mouth

  4. Of the greatest importance; principal or essential
    • - his preoccupation with American history is central to his work
    • - the rising crime rate remained the central campaign issue
  5. (of a group or organization) Having controlling power over a country or another organization
    • - central government
    • - the central office
  6. (of power or authority) In the hands of such a group
    • - local councils are increasingly subject to central control

  1. a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
  2. cardinal: serving as an essential component; "a cardinal rule"; "the central cause of the problem"; "an example that was fundamental to the argument"; "computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure"
  3. in or near a center or constituting a center; the inner area; "a central position"
  4. Central America
  5. Central (Bahia) is a town and municipality in the state of Bahia in the North-East region of Brazil.
  6. This is a Short Fiction film shot and completed in 2006 concerning the Egyptian Society.. The film was shot using digital technologies (Canon XL2 Camera) and was edited on ordinary NLE system.
  7. Central is an abandoned rapid transit station in the Austin neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois. The station served the Chicago Transit Authority's Congress Line, which is now part of the Blue Line. ...
  8. Central Station is a station on the LRT system (Route 201) in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It is operated by the Edmonton Transit System, and was one of the original five stations when the line opened on April 22, 1978. ...
  9. Central is a home improvement retailer that operates seven locations in Nova Scotia, Canada. The first store opened in Antigonish in 1976 under the name Central Supplies. ...
  10. Central (also Central District), the central business district of Hong Kong, was commonly known as part of Victoria City. It is an area on the north shore of Hong Kong Island. It is located across Victoria Harbour from Tsim Sha Tsui, the southernmost point of Kowloon Peninsula. ...
  11. Central brand has malls all over India. It is owned by Pantaloon Retail that also owns the Indian Big Bazaar supermarket chain. Central has outlets in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune, Mumbai, Vadodara, Gurgaon, Indore. ...
  12. Central station is the transfer point between the North, South and West Lines for the JTA Skyway system. It is located on Bay Street between Pearl Street and Julia Street. Points of interest are the Jacksonville Landing, the Omni Hotel and Greyhound Lines
  13. Central Region (Roinn Meadhanach in Gaelic) was a local government region of Scotland from 1975 to 1996. It is now divided into the council areas of Falkirk, Stirling, and Clackmannanshire, which had previously been districts within Central. ...
  14. The London Plan is a planning document written by the Mayor of London, England in the United Kingdom and published by the Greater London Authority. The plan was first published in final form on 10 February 2004 and has since been amended. The current version was published in February 2008. ...
  15. The Hong Kong-Macau Ferry Terminal is a ferry terminal and heliport, centrally located in Hong Kong. It is also known as the Macau Ferry Terminal, the Hong Kong-Macau Ferry Pier or the Shun Tak Heliport, and has a ICAO code of VHSS.
  16. being in the centre; being the most important; having or containing the centre of something
  17. (centralness) The state or quality of being central
  18. The middle of the tongue is shaping the vowel as either high or low: English /a/, /ʌ/
  19. Building—A single outlet library, or the library building which is the operation center of a multiple outlet library.  Usually all processing is centralized here and principal collections are housed here.  It is synonymous with main library.
  20. The security post that controls the doors, sally ports, and personnel traffic in prison, as in, “Central, please open Sally-Port gate 1.”
  21. Eastern · Northern · Southern · Western
  22. The two upper and two lower teeth in the very center of your mouth.
  23. NYPD Radio Dispatch. "Central" can mean many things to different NYPD officers. For citywide squads, that is, detective or other tactical/special units that have pervue over the entire city, "Central" is the NYPD radio room. ...
  24. Lumber that is logged from a region that includes eastern Nebraska, eastern Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio.
  25. adjective, Latin centrum = centre.