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off-center

[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.
Also, off-centered.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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  • Place the plant in the container off-center and rotated forward at a slight angle to face the viewer.
  • Or they move one or both colors a little off-center, which is more unexpected.
  • He's the astronomer who discovered we're off-center in the galaxy, decades ago.
  • Putting people off-center, maybe looking out at the vista, or hiking down the hill are all good solutions.
  • The zany pattern has scientists baffled, as they were expecting to see daytime temperatures more akin to an off-center bull's eye.
  • He didn't drill the hole right, so it was off-center.
  • In addition, common gamma ray bursts are normally spied off-center in the main bodies of galaxies.
  • The coloring in the fake is uniform across, and the serial number is off-center.
  • The choreography had a lot of off-center aspects to it.
  • Readers with a keen eye might have noticed the star in the middle is a bit off-center.

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