Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bone situated in the middle of the typical carpus and tarsus of the higher Vertebrata, between the proximal and distal rows of carpal and tarsal bones. It is often wanting. See cuts under carpus and tarsus.
  • n. In crinoids, same as centro-dorsal.

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Examples

  • The "centrale" type (Fig. 135) is to be preferred.

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  • I will be visiting friends in st. emilion and in the massive centrale. not sure where you are located but watching (helping) the harvest would be cool.

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  • Pour ceux et celles d'entre nous qui savent que « les crimes organisés en Afrique centrale » ont bénéficié des services anglo-saxons, il est possible que Joseph soit en train d'envoyer un signal fort à ses « parrains » pour expliquer sa méthode de travail.

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  • Français · Amérique centrale: Engouement pour le Forum sur les logiciels libres

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  • That work of 19th-century genius can still detain 21st-century travellers inside metaphors they might hope to have outgrown, their "leaving/still entangled in itself years later like the sound of a train/turning the corner, its siren coiled around the echo of the last to go/and the tunnel taking a moulding of our departures" ( "Gare centrale").

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  • Courtesy Bibliotèque centrale du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris.

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  • La Banque centrale européenne BCE recherche des juristes-linguistes indépendants et des traducteurs juridiques indépendants de langue française, qui seront chargés de collaborer avec l'équipe interne de juristes-linguistes de la BCE en poste à Francfort.

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  • One time that summer, waiting in a long line for tickets at Milans stazione centrale, I saw a grown man move up twelve positions simply by waiting until the people in front of him suffered a momentary distraction.

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  • Sì che lo conosco questo hotel, è proprio centrale.

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  • I will be visiting friends in st. emilion and in the massive centrale. not sure where you are located but watchinghelping the harvest would be cool.

    la recolte - French Word-A-Day

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