a former local government region in central Scotland, formed in 1975 from Clackmannanshire, most of Stirlingshire, and parts of Perthshire, West Lothian, Fife, and Kinross-shire; in 1996 it was replaced by the council areas of Stirling, Clackmannanshire, and Falkirk
- Central reserve
noun (Brit) the strip, often covered with grass, that separates the two sides of a motorway or dual carriageway US and Austral name median strip Canadian name median Contemporary Examples Historical Examples
- Central scotoma
central scotoma n. A scotoma involving the fixation point. Historical Examples
a group of languages belonging to the Nilo-Saharan family, spoken in the northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, northern Uganda, southern Sudan, Chad, and the Central African Republic, and including Mangbetu.
- Central spindle
central spindle n. A central group of microtubules that extend uninterrupted between the asters. Historical Examples