(of a cartridge) having the primer in the centre of the base
(of a firearm) adapted for such cartridges
noun a supplementary keel for a sailing vessel, which may be adjusted by raising and lowering Compare daggerboard Historical Examples
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. […]
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- Centric fusion
centric fusion n. See robertsonian translocation.