center of attraction


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center of attraction

[′sen·tər əv ə′trak·shən]
(mechanics)
A point toward which a force on a body or particle (such as gravitational or electrostatic force) is always directed; the magnitude of the force depends only on the distance of the body or particle from this point.
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He was hoping the hoopla surrounding the streak would have died down by now, but he discovered in spring training and is reminded by the legions of autograph seekers whenever the Orioles visit a new town that he remains a center of attraction.
He emphasized that the domestic demand in Turkey was strong which made Turkey a center of attraction for investments.
Erdogan said Turkey had become a center of attraction for investments, thanks to its radical reforms, stability and strong economy.
He said Turkey's infrastructure made it a center of attraction for Chinese investors, adding that many investments were planned in the areas of wind and solar energy.
DUSHANBE, May 30, 2009 (TUR) -- Turkish President Abdulah Gul said on Friday that Turkey believed there was necessary potential in Tajikistan to become a center of attraction of Central Asia.

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