a standard area in certain large American cities used by the U.S. Bureau of the Census for purposes of population enumeration.
a bronze coin of the U.S., the 100th part of a U.S. dollar: made of steel during part of 1943. Symbol: ¢. the 100th part of the monetary units of various other nations, including Australia, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Brunei, Canada, Ethiopia, Fiji, Guyana, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Kenya, Liberia, Mauritius, New Zealand, the Seychelles, […]
an official enumeration of the population, with details as to age, sex, occupation, etc. (in ancient Rome) the registration of citizens and their property, for purposes of taxation. to take a census of (a country, city, etc.): The entire nation is censused every 10 years. noun (pl) -suses an official periodic count of a population […]
of or forming the center: the central hut in the village. in, at, or near the center: a central position. constituting something from which other related things proceed or upon which they depend: a central office. principal; chief; dominant: the play’s central character. Anatomy, Zoology. of or relating to the central nervous system. of or […]
center. Geometry. the middle point, as the point within a circle or sphere equally distant from all points of the circumference or surface, or the point within a regular polygon equally distant from the vertices. a point, pivot, axis, etc., around which anything rotates or revolves: The sun is the center of the solar system. […]