the player whose position is center field.
(of a cartridge) having the primer in the center of the base. Compare rimfire (def 1). (of firearms) designed for the use of such cartridges. Historical Examples
an offensive player who covers the center of the field and who usually starts the kickoff. noun this player position in certain sports
Field Hockey. the player in the middle among the halfbacks. Soccer. the player in the middle of his or her own half of the field who carries out both offensive and defensive duties. noun this player position in certain sports
a jump ball between the centers of the opposing teams, held in the circle at the center of the court, as at the beginning of each period.