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off-center

or off-centered

[awf-sen-ter, of-] /ˈɔfˈsɛn tər, ˈɒf-/
adjective
1.
not centered; diverging from the exact center.
2.
unconventional; eccentric:
off-center characters who disrupt other people's lives.
Origin of off-center
1925-1930
1925-30
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  • The stock is then changed to the other off-center points and the second side is cut down to the line.

    A Course In Wood Turning Archie S. Milton and Otto K. Wohlers
  • The pocket is off-center and the air rushes into it as the machine topples over and plunges down.

    Opportunities in Aviation Arthur Sweetser
  • His formal education was close to zero, his informal and off-center schooling vast.

    Storm Over Warlock Andre Norton
  • The picture was off-center; without knowing what he did he rectified course with the bow jets; it was centered again.

    A Gift For Terra Fox B. Holden
  • She produced a wool hat from her pocket and pulled it over her hair, letting it form a jaunty, off-center peak.

    Little Brother Cory Doctorow
  • The long, narrow, low-pitched room has an off-center fireplace and is papered at both ends in old wallpaper of Chinese design.

    Seaport in Virginia Gay Montague Moore
  • There was a thick-muscled, no-fat look to Orne, but something about his blocky, off-center features suggested a clown.

    Missing Link Frank Patrick Herbert

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