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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cen·tral /ˈsɛntrəl/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 cen·tral /ˈsɛntrəl/ 形容詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cen·tral a.  Relating to the center; situated in or near the center or middle; containing the center; of or pertaining to the parts near the center; equidistant or equally accessible from certain points.
 Central force Math., a force acting upon a body towards or away from a fixed or movable center.
 Center sun Astron., a name given to a hypothetical body about which Mädler supposed the solar system together with all the stars in the Milky Way, to be revolving. A point near Alcyone in the Pleiades was supposed to possess characteristics of the position of such a body.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cen·tral Cen·tra·le n.  Anat. The central, or one of the central, bones of the carpus or or tarsus. In the tarsus of man it is represented by the navicular.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: serving as an essential component; "a cardinal rule"; "the
             central cause of the problem"; "an example that was
             fundamental to the argument"; "computers are
             fundamental to modern industrial structure" [syn: cardinal,
              fundamental, key, primal]
      2: in or near a center or constituting a center; the inner
         area; "a central position"; "central heating and air
         conditioning" [ant: peripheral]
      3: used in the description of a place that in the middle of
         another place; "the people of Central and Northern
         Europe"; "country in central Africa"
      4: centrally located and easy to reach; "the central city has
         good bus service"; "the shop has a central location"
      n : a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility
          where lines from telephones can be connected together to
          permit communication [syn: telephone exchange, exchange]