from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Variant of centric.
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- adj. In or by the center; central.
- adj. Containing a center.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as centric.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having or situated at or near a center
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M. O'BRIEN: Let's talk about people are feeling in Iraq, the centrical forces, if you will, and kind of a surprising dateline for what we saw yesterday, a riot in Kurdish controlled country.
But he finds Boxall Hill more centrical than Greshambury.
For this purpose, they established a sort of encampment in the park belonging to the ducal residence at Hamilton, a centrical situation for receiving their recruits, and where they were secured from any sudden attack, by having the Clyde, a deep and rapid river, in front of their position, which is only passable by a long and narrow bridge, near the castle and village of Bothwell.
I was aware of the difficulty of obtaining lodgings, even at the inns, on account of the concourse of strangers at present resorting to such a centrical situation, and determined to go to Altona the next day to seek for an abode, wanting now only rest.
When using a centrical chuck both tool cutters operate and the knife cutting circle remains constant.
Special features cylindrical routing machine single-edged tool for eccentric chucking for milling grooves, curves, recesses and bores fold cutter with tap shank double-edged tool with screw thread for centrical chucking only for fold milling - not for bore operations!
After passing a pleasant night and morning near Swarkeston, I drove eight miles, through a country of limestone and gypsum; of activity and great beauty, to the centrical and classical town of Derby.
Europe: unfortunately, all these schools, primary, and secondary, and centrical, and divergent, and normal, * exist as yet but in the repertories of the Convention, and perhaps may not add "a local habitation" to their names, till the present race** shall be unfit to reap the benefit of them.
A Residence in France During the Years 1792, 1793, 1794 and 1795, Complete Described in a Series of Letters from an English Lady: with General and Incidental Remarks on the French Character and Manners
The centrical situation of that city was favourable for intelligence; her merchants are famous over the world for their extensive knowledge in trade; they well knew the ports where there was the greatest demand for the commodity; all which were manifestly in favour of the province in which it was raised.
The Episcopal party having now got their favourite form of divine worship established by law in Carolina, began to erect churches in such situations as were most centrical and convenient for the settlers; and, to supply them with clergymen, application was made to the society in