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center field in baseball, the center area of the outfield, which extends behind second base. [2 definitions]
center fielder in baseball, the player who is stationed in center field when the other team is batting and whose primary function is to defend that territory.
center of a circle the fixed point that is equidistant from all points that form a circle.
center of gravity that point in or near a body or mass about which all of its parts are in perfect balance.
center of mass the point at which the mass of an object or system of objects can be considered to be concentrated.
center of rotation a fixed point around which a figure rotates.
center punch a pointed tool used in metalworking to mark and indent the place where metal is to be drilled.
community center one or more buildings serving a community or neighborhood as a meeting place for social, educational, athletic, or other activities.
dead center the exact center. [2 definitions]
Gila River Relocation Center a U.S. internment camp located on the Gila River Indian Reservation that was built for the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II. At its peak, there were over 13,000 people forcibly living there.
Granada Relocation Center a U.S. internment camp, also known as Camp Amache, located in southeastern Colorado that was built for the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II. At its peak, there were 7,300 people forcibly living there.
Jerome Relocation Center a U.S. internment camp located in southeastern Arkansas that was built for the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II. At its peak in late 1942, there were 8,500 people forcibly living there. After it was closed, the Jerome Center was converted into a holding camp for German prisoners of war.
Manzanar Relocation Center an internment camp located in east-central California that was built for the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II between 1942 and 1945. At its peak in late 1942, there were over 10,000 people being held there. Manzanar was the first and largest of the relocation centers and is now preserved as a National Historic Site.
Minidoka Relocation Center a U.S. internment camp located in Idaho that was built for the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II. At its peak, there were over 7,000 people forcibly living there.
Moab Isolation Center a special U.S. internment camp located near Moab, Utah, occupied in 1943 by American citizens of Japanese descent who had been deemed to be "trouble-makers" during their previous internment at ordinary camps created for the holding of Japanese-Americans during World War II. The conditions at the Moab Isolation Center were harsher than at other camps. At its peak, there were about fifty people being held there.
nerve center a group of closely connected nerve cells that performs a particular function. [2 definitions]
off-center not in the center; deviating from center. [2 definitions]
Rohwer Relocation Center an internment camp located in southeastern Arkansas that was built for the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II between 1942 and 1944. At its peak in late 1942, there were 8,500 people being held there.
shopping center a group or complex of stores, often with other businesses such as restaurants, that have a common parking area.