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  • adj. Alternative spelling of centerless.

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Examples

  • Juana was a woman of about forty, rather short, with full dark face, centreless dark eyes, untidy hair, and a limping way of walking.

    The Plumed Serpent

  • And the natives squatting with their wares, large-limbed, silent, handsome men looking up with their black, centreless eyes, speaking so softly, and lifting with small sensitive brown hands the little toys they had so carefully made and painted.

    The Plumed Serpent

  • But the dark-faced natives, with their strange soft flame of life wheeling upon a dark void: were they centreless and widdershins too, as so many white men now are?

    The Plumed Serpent

  • But there was nothing to do but to go ahead and trust the dark-faced, centreless woman.

    The Plumed Serpent

  • "Lived and loved," said a dreamy tone from the hundred leaves of a spotless La Marque rose; and the steady, "unhasting, unresting" soul of Thekla looked out from that centreless flower, in true German guise of brown braided tresses, deep blue eyes like forget-me-nots, sedate lips, and a straight nose.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 02, No. 08, June 1858

  • The Ptolemaic system, for instance, was perfectly scientific; it was based on careful and prolonged observation and on just reasoning; but it was modelled on an image -- the spherical blue dome of the heavens -- proper only to an observer on the earth, and not transferable to a universe which is diffuse, centreless, fluid, and perhaps infinite.

    Some Turns of Thought in Modern Philosophy Five Essays

  • Tanks are quintessentially institutions of increasingly centreless, networked society.

    Politics news, UK and world political comment and analysis | guardian.co.uk

  • Tool material is bought in as rod between 1. 5mm and 30mm diameter, cut to length, centreless ground to the precise size before being loaded to the Walter Helitronics for flute, form and geometry grind in a single cycle.

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  • Visitors usually aim their cameras at the town's natural surroundings, for Wasilla itself - quite unlike its rival and contemporary in the valley, Palmer, 11 miles to the east - is a centreless, sprawling ribbon of deregulated development along a four-lane highway, backed on both sides by subdivisions occupied by trailer-homes, cabins, tract-housing and ranch-style bungalows, most built since 1990.

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