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central

1. 
a. of or relating to the central nervous system
b. of or relating to the centrum of a vertebra
2. (of a force) directed from or towards a point
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It is being knit together into a stupendous Bell System--a federation of self-governing companies, united by a central company that is the busiest of them all.
Below, every point of vantage bristled with spectators, the roofs of the towering buildings, the public squares, the active ferry boats, and every favourable street intersection had its crowds: all the river piers were dense with people, the Battery Park was solid black with east-side population, and every position of advantage in Central Park and along Riverside Drive had its peculiar and characteristic assembly from the adjacent streets.
Still, I hate to leave them, though there is naught else to do," and so the two turned from the courtyard, and making their way into one of the broad avenues, crept stealthily in the shadows of the building toward the great central plaza upon which were the buildings occupied by the green warriors when they visited the deserted city.
As the two chests were being carried into the central campong, Sing, who was standing near Virginia, called her attention to the fact that Bududreen was one of those who staggered beneath the weight of the heavier burden.
Realizing his mischance, he smiled; central New York is not a region of perils, nor does one long remain lost in it.
It may be that our Central Asian ancestors had not the custom of burial.
These masses became immediately endued with a rotary motion around their own central point.
One can then understand that the bubbles of this central eruption have kept their first form.
Every one knows the difference in the ray and central florets of, for instance, the daisy, and this difference is often accompanied with the abortion of parts of the flower.
The central and intertropical parts of the Atlantic swarm with Pteropoda, Crustacea, and Radiata, and with their devourers the flying- fish, and again with their devourers the bonitos and albicores; I presume that the numerous lower pelagic animals feed on the Infusoria, which are now known, from the researches of Ehrenberg, to abound in the open ocean: but on what, in the clear blue water, do these Infusoria subsist?
sometimes as steward) of gentlemen and nobles, one of whom, a Puritan officer, Sir Samuel Luke, was to serve as the central lay-figure for his lampoon.
Fine weather is due to the sun, but Margaret could think of no central radiance here.

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