Associations to the word «Central»


CENTRAL, adjective. Being in the centre.
CENTRAL, adjective. Being the most important.
CENTRAL, adjective. Having or containing the centre of something.
CENTRAL, adjective. Being very important, or key to something.
CENTRAL AFRICA, proper noun. A core region of the African continent which includes Burundi, the Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Rwanda.
CENTRAL AFRICAN, noun. A person from Central Africa (the Central African Republic) or of Central African descent.
CENTRAL AFRICAN, adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to Central Africa or to the Central African people.
CENTRAL AFRICAN, adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to the Central African Republic.
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, proper noun. Country in Central Africa. Official name: Central African Republic.
CENTRAL AFRICANS, noun. Plural of Central African
CENTRAL AMERICA, proper noun. The part of the Americas between North America and South America.
CENTRAL AMERICAN, adjective. Of or pertaining to Central America
CENTRAL AMERICAN, noun. A native or inhabitant of Central America
CENTRAL AMERICANS, noun. Plural of Central American
CENTRAL ANGLE, noun. (geometry) An angle positioned with its vertex at the center of a circle.
CENTRAL ANGLES, noun. Plural of central angle
CENTRAL ASIA, proper noun. A landlocked area of continental Asia comprising Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. In the USSR and the modern Russia the area is called Middle Asia (Средняя Азия).
CENTRAL ASIA, proper noun. A larger area also including Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Tibet, western China, Afghanistan and parts of Siberia, Iran and Pakistan.
CENTRAL ASIAN, adjective. Of, from or pertaining to Central Asia.
CENTRAL ASIAN OVCHARKA, noun. A breed of a large dog usually used as a livestock guardian.
CENTRAL ASIAN OVCHARKAS, noun. Plural of Central Asian Ovcharka
CENTRAL ASIAN SHEPHERD DOG, noun. Synonym of Central Asian Ovcharka.
CENTRAL ASIAN SHEPHERD DOGS, noun. Plural of Central Asian shepherd dog
CENTRAL ATLAS TAMAZIGHT, proper noun. A Berber language spoken by some three million people in central Morocco.
CENTRAL BANK, noun. (banking) The principal monetary authority of a polity or monetary union; it normally regulates the supply of money, issues currency and controls interest rates. It usually oversees banking activity within its country's borders.
CENTRAL BANKS, noun. Plural of central bank
CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT, noun. The central area of a city in which there is a concentration of certain retail and business activities, especially in older cities with rail transportation.
CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICTS, noun. Plural of central business district
CENTRAL CANADA, proper noun. The Canadian provinces of Quebec and Ontario.
CENTRAL DOGMA, noun. (genetics) (singulare tantum) The principle that genetic information flows from DNA to RNA to protein.
CENTRAL DOGMA, noun. (countable) Used other than as an idiom: see central,‎ dogma.
CENTRAL EUROPE, proper noun. A geographic region in the center of Europe, usually including the former Austro-Hungarian states, some parts of Poland, and Germany.
CENTRAL EUROPEAN, adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to Central Europe, its people, or its culture.
CENTRAL EUROPEAN, noun. A Central European person; one who comes from or lives in Central Europe.
CENTRAL EUROPEAN TIME, proper noun. The time of day in the time zone that encompasses many countries in Western Europe, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia and North Africa.
CENTRAL EUROPEANS, noun. Plural of Central European
CENTRAL EXCISE, noun. (in India) The department concerned with tax on goods manufactured or produced.
CENTRAL EXCISES, noun. Plural of central excise
CENTRAL FRANCONIAN, proper noun. One of two main subgroups of the West Central German dialects; spoken in the north-western half of Rhineland-Palatinate, the south-western half of North Rhine-Westphalia, eastern Belgium, and south-eastern Limburg (Netherlands); characterized by the use of dat and wat, and the consistent pronunciation of Germanic -β- as a fricative.
CENTRAL GERMAN, noun. One of three major dialect groups of the German language; spoken primarily in central Germany, Luxembourg, eastern Belgium, and south-eastern Limburg (Netherlands); characterized by the preservation of Proto-Germanic -pp- and (in most varieties) that of d-.
CENTRAL GERMAN, adjective. Of the Central German dialects
CENTRAL GERMANY, proper noun. A region in the eastern part of Germany, including the states of Saxony-Anhalt, Saxony and Thuringia.
CENTRAL GREECE, proper noun. One of the 13 peripheries of Greece
CENTRAL HEATING, noun. Any of various heating systems in which a central source of heat is used to distribute heat (and sometimes hot water) throughout a building in a controlled manner.
CENTRAL JAVA, proper noun. A province of Indonesia on the island of Java.
CENTRAL KALIMANTAN, proper noun. A province of Indonesia.
CENTRAL KHMER, proper noun. Khmer (language)
CENTRAL LIMIT THEOREM, noun. (statistics and mathematics) (singulare tantum) The theorem that states that if the sum of independent identically distributed random variables has a finite variance, then it will be approximately normally distributed.
CENTRAL LIMIT THEOREM, noun. (mathematics) (countable) Any of various similar theorems.
CENTRAL LOCATION TEST, noun. The testing of a product by consumers in an artifical setting; contrast laboratory test and home-use test.
CENTRAL LOCKING, noun. A locking system in vehicles, where locks to all the doors can be locked and unlocked simultaneously.
CENTRAL MACEDONIA, proper noun. One of the 13 peripheries of Greece
CENTRAL NAHUATL, proper noun. A group of Nahuatl lects spoken in central Mexico.
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM, noun. (neuroanatomy) In vertebrates, that part of the nervous system comprising the brain, brainstem and spinal cord.
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEMS, noun. Plural of central nervous system
CENTRAL PAIN SYNDROME, noun. A neurological condition caused by damage or malfunction in the central nervous system, resulting in a sensitization of the pain system.
CENTRAL PARK, proper noun. A large public, urban park in the borough of Manhattan in New York City.
CENTRAL PAWN, noun. (chess) A pawn on the e-file (a king pawn) or on the d-file (a queen pawn).
CENTRAL PAWNS, noun. Plural of central pawn
CENTRAL POWERS, proper noun. The countries of Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey (or the Ottoman Empire) and Bulgaria who fought against the Allies in World War I
CENTRAL PROCESSING UNIT, noun. (computer hardware) The part of a computer that fetches, decodes and executes instructions; attached directly to the memory. Abbreviated: CPU.
CENTRAL PROCESSING UNITS, noun. Plural of central processing unit
CENTRAL PROVINCES, proper noun. Central Canada.
CENTRAL RESERVATION, noun. The area which separates opposing lanes of traffic on a dual carriageway
CENTRAL SIERRA MIWOK, proper noun. An endangered language of the Utian family, spoken in California, USA.
CENTRAL STANDARD TIME, proper noun. The time of day in the time zone that encompasses a central portion of the United States
CENTRAL SULAWESI, proper noun. A province of Indonesia.
CENTRAL SULCI, noun. Plural of central sulcus
CENTRAL SULCUS, noun. (anatomy) A fissure in the cerebral cortex of primates; it separates the parietal lobe from the frontal lobe
CENTRAL TIME, proper noun. The time zone in central North America corresponding to UTC minus six hours during standard time, and UTC minus five hours during daylight savings time
CENTRAL TIME, proper noun. The time zone in central Europe corresponding to UTC plus one hour.
CENTRAL TIME, proper noun. The time zone in central Australia corresponding to UTC plus 9:30 hours.
CENTRAL TRAIT, noun. (sociology) A personal trait that is considered central.
CENTRAL TRAITS, noun. Plural of central trait
CENTRAL VACUUM, noun. A vacuum cleaner built into the fabric of a building, with a central motor and dirt bag and distributed points where a hose and appliances may be plugged in
CENTRAL VALLEY, proper noun. In California, the large valley in the center of the state between the Coast Ranges and the Sierra Nevada.

Dictionary definition

CENTRAL, noun. A workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication.
CENTRAL, adjective. 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".
CENTRAL, adjective. In or near a center or constituting a center; the inner area; "a central position".

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