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anticyclone a large system of winds that rotates around a center of high barometric pressure, moving clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and counterclockwise in the Southern, and usu. producing cool, dry weather. (Cf. cyclone.)
Apostolic See the pope's see or center of authority, believed to have been founded at Rome by Peter.
arcade a center for coin-operated amusements. [1/3 definitions]
archenteron the primitive digestive cavity at the center of an embryo that is in the gastrula stage.
arena the center area of a Roman amphitheater where contests and performances were held. [1/4 definitions]
aster any of a large family of plants whose white, pink, blue, or purple flowers consist of numerous narrow petals around a yellow center.
asymmetric different, esp. in arrangement of space, on either side of a center line; not symmetrical; unbalanced.
awry off center; twisted or turned. [1/2 definitions]
axis a straight line that serves as the unmoving center about which a body or figure turns. [1/4 definitions]
backbone the series of bones that run along the center of the back; spinal column; vertebrae. [1/3 definitions]
basin in geology, an area where rock strata tilt downward toward a common center. [1/6 definitions]
bead a small, generally round object, usu. made of glass, wood, or the like with a hole through its center for stringing to make necklaces or for decorating clothing. [1/8 definitions]
binary star two stars orbiting around a common center of gravity and often appearing as one to the unaided sight or through a telescope; double star.
bird's-eye any of various plants that have small brightly colored round flowers with petals of a different color than the center, like an eye. [2/4 definitions]
black-eyed Susan any of numerous related North American wildflowers with yellow or orange-yellow petals surrounding a dark center.
bombe a frozen dessert consisting of two or more different kinds of ice cream, often with a light, frothy center made of eggs and sugar, frozen in a melon-shaped mold.
brain the center of intelligence; mind. [1/5 definitions]
breast either of two fleshy protuberances on the human chest, usu. more pronounced on females than on males, having a nipple at the center. [2/6 definitions]
breastbone the bone located in the center of the chest that connects the two halves of the rib cage; sternum.
Broadway this street as representing the theater district of New York City, or considered as a symbol of the center or apex of the U.S. theater industry. [1/2 definitions]
Bujumbura the former capital of Burundi, and the foremost center of commerce.