Cen·ter, Cen·tre v. i. [imp. & p. p. Centered or Centred p. pr. & vb. n. Centering or Centring.]
1. To be placed in a center; to be central.
2. To be collected to a point; to be concentrated; to rest on, or gather about, as a center.
Where there is no visible truth wherein to center, error is as wide as men's fancies. --Dr. H. More.
Our hopes must center in ourselves alone. --Dryden.
Cen·ter·ing, n. Arch. Same as Center, n., 6. [Written also centring.]
n 1: the concentration of attention or energy on something; "the
focus of activity shifted to molecular biology"; "he had
no direction in his life" [syn: focus, focusing, focussing,
2: (American football) putting the ball in play by passing it
(between the legs) to a back; "the quarterback fumbled the
snap" [syn: snap]