an arid plateau of S central South Africa, in Cape Province, separated from the Little Karoo to the southwest by the Swartberg range. Average height: 750 m (2500 ft)
a town on S Long Island, in SE New York.
- Centre of pressure
noun (physics) the point in a body at which the resultant pressure acts when the body is immersed in a fluid (aeronautics) the point at which the resultant aerodynamic forces intersect the chord line of the aerofoil
- Centre punch
noun a small steel tool with a conical tip used to punch a small indentation at the location of the centre of a hole to be drilled Historical Examples
- Centre spread
noun the pair of two facing pages in the middle of a magazine, newspaper, etc, often illustrated a photograph of a nude or nearly nude woman (or man) in a magazine on such pages Historical Examples