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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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We plan to turn Turkey into a center of attraction by the help of liquidity exchange," Erkan said.
Grenada's Nutmeg Booth continues to be a center of attraction in the CARICOM Pavilion at the World Expo in Shanghai, reports GIS (July 26, 2010).
The look-alike became the center of attraction when she entered the SeaWorld to show whales to the children - Sam, two, and Charlie, six months, reports The Sun.
Damascus, (SANA)- Damascus has become a center of attraction on both the Arab and international level and an object of political interest, Syrian Chief of the General Staff Lf.
3 : to come together in a group or around a center of attraction <A crowd gathered on the sidewalk.
Olympia, will be the center of attraction at Physique Weekend 2008, a two-day seminar on fitness and bodybuilding, which will be held on November 6 and 7, 2008, at the Sheikh Rashid Auditorium in Dubai.

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