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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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TAUNSVIS: Taunsa Sharif, a subdivision in Dera Ghazi Khan (DGK) Division situated on the Indus Highway and is center of attraction for the faithful due to the shrine of the revered saint, Hazrat Muhammad Suleman Shah Taunsvi (also known as Pir Pathan).
Here will be accumulated financial flows of the country, the city will become a center of attraction of foreign and domestic investors," the department said in a statement.
MEDICA is the center of attraction for all those involved in the health care industry.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Russia said that the ongoing crisis in Syria is turning the Arab country into a center of attraction for "international terrorists."
"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.

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