Kate and Wills watched Federer take on Youzhny on centre Court.
It was a very different Jerry Sandusky who entered the centre County Courtroom to hear his sentence today.
“Warsaw was once the centre of my universe,” recalled Milchberg late in life.
H.A. Hellyer is fellow at the centre for Research in Ethnic Relations at Britain's University of Warwick.
In the centre, stood a grave gentleman in black who appeared to have just entered, and who held by the arm a boy.
There were six arches here, of which the two centre ones had a span of 100 ft.
There will be nothing to attract these poor children to one centre.
Of one the Yellowstone, and of the other the Arkansas, is the centre.
Alas, the vanity of mortal projects, even when they centre in the grave!
A smithy is always a centre of life and news, as everybody knows.
late 14c., "middle point of a circle; point round which something revolves," from Old French centre (14c.), from Latin centrum "center," originally fixed point of the two points of a drafting compass, from Greek kentron "sharp point, goad, sting of a wasp," from kentein "stitch," from PIE root *kent- "to prick" (cf. Breton kentr "a spur," Welsh cethr "nail," Old High German hantag "sharp, pointed").
Figuratively from 1680s. Meaning "the middle of anything" attested from 1590s. Spelling with -re popularized in Britain by Johnson's dictionary (following Bailey's), though -er is older and was used by Shakespeare, Milton, and Pope. Center of gravity is recorded from 1650s. Center of attention is from 1868.
1590s, "to concentrate at a center," from center (n.). Related: Centered; centering. Meaning "to rest as at a center" is from 1620s. Sports sense of "to hit toward the center" is from 1890. To be centered on is from 1713. In combinations, -centered is attested by 1958.
center cen·ter (sěn'tər)
A point or place in the body that is equally distant from its sides or outer boundaries; the middle.
A group of neurons in the central nervous system that control a particular function.