Definitions

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  • adj. Without a center.

Etymologies

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center +‎ -less

Examples

  • The same applies to the 'centerless' rotary grinder for tubes and the deburring machine for removing burrs and polishing tubes, profiles or square pipes, which are also suitable for use as table-mounted machines.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Joss stared, recognizing her from some place, and settled his centerless blue eyes onto her unyielding expression.

    Petey Prickles Vs. Funeral Steve: An ALL-NEW Petey Prickles Caper!

  • Her mind was a centerless wheel of anxiety and elation.

    The Dressmaker

  • With few exceptions, however, Western critical thought has difficulty understanding this principle of mutual penetration and containment in creativity as the actions of a vital, though centerless, unity.

    Shelley's Golden Wind: Zen Harmonics in _A Defence of Poetry_ and 'Ode to the WestWind'

  • In fact, Reichardt filmed these scenes on location in a suburb of Portland, and her detachment of the sub from the urb, islanding it amid woods and water as a dismal stand-alone community, is a clever piece of artifice that is strikingly true to the character of the region, where so many towns look a lot like this, but none is quite as perfectly centerless and accidental as this one.

    Metronatural America

  • The raging, centerless battle is not a fair fight.

    Death Takes No Holiday

  • That, of course, is the rap against him: that he's centerless, a maker of pastiches.

    Up From Minimalism

  • TOKYO -- TO UNDERSTATE THE OBVIOUS -- is a vast, sprawling city infamous for its centerless semichaos.

    Tokyo Time For Vinoly

  • Last night, though, experiencing Good's sad and skeptical yet passionate guitar playing and song singing, I got in touch with that soul and spirit for artistic and creative expression, the one that just about originally got me into writing. . .not this centerless compulsion for writing without feeling that I've felt lately.

    Resting into Inspiration

  • This is easy to see for the centerless Virasoro algebra.

    String Theory is Losing the Public Debate

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