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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of centre.
  • adj. pertaining to the location that is middle-most to

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. same as centered.


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  • Vance has designed another weird and whacky society for trouble and strife to happen in, again centred around a young male protagonist.

    Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror: Araminta Station - Jack Vance

  • Discussions on the medium term centred around identifying dry land and shelter.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Another big call centred on the choice of D'Arcy ahead of Wallace (who has the consolation of covering the out-half berth) at first centre.

  • You have also discussed this important matter as you considered the White Paper and the legislation that gave legal force to our intentions to establish a system of local government that is democratic, people-centred, meaningful and effective.

    Address at the National Council of Provinces

  • After the day's activity, the senses no longer afford keen sensations, and as it is the energy of these sensations that keeps the consciousness "centred" in the brain [5]; this consciousness, when the senses are lulled to sleep, centres in the finer body, which then leaves the physical body with a slight shock.

    Reincarnation A Study in Human Evolution

  • In preparing such bolts, as they come from the forge, in order to undergo the process of turning, they have to be "centred;" that is, each end has to receive a hollow conical indent, which must agree with the axis of the bolt.

    James Nasmyth: Engineer, An Autobiography.

  • CUSTOMER SERVICE SERIES Our approach to the customer service series is to encourage individuals, teams and organisations to get "centred" on their customers experience.

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  • The mental body, after exhausting the forces that make it up, also dies, and the soul is "centred" in the only vehicle it has left, the causal body, a body that is immortal, one may say, up to a certain point, since the soul retains it until the time comes when it can function in a still higher and more lasting vehicle, [244] and this happens only after millions of years. [

    Reincarnation A Study in Human Evolution

  • They can be rapidly vitalised by the will.] [Footnote 247: When the soul is "centred" in it.] [Footnote 248: The vibrations, whether registered as they pass or not registered, continue their course through the substance of the

    Reincarnation A Study in Human Evolution

  • Sir Michael added: "I have this phobia about this one word which I see more often than not, and that is the word 'centred'. news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph


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