(in Communist parties) the body responsible for party policy between meetings of the party congress: in practice, it is in charge of day-to-day operations of the party bureaucracy
a city at the center of a metropolitan area. Contemporary Examples
- Central cord syndrome
central cord syndrome n. A syndrome characterized by paraplegia most severely involving the upper extremities, which may be accompanied by sensory loss and bladder dysfunction and is caused by injury to the central part of the cervical spinal cord.
stele (def 4).
- Central deafness
central deafness n. The loss or impairment of hearing caused by disease or a defect in the auditory system of the brain.