from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The state or quality of being central.
  • noun A tendency to be or remain at the center.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being central.
  • noun In the Hegelian logic, first-ness; native character; the total character which belongs to an object regardless of anything else.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state of being central; tendency towards a center.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state of being central.
  • noun A tendency to remain at, or move towards the centre.
  • noun mathematics Any of various measures of the relative importance of a vertex in a graph.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the property of being central


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