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Noun centering has 2 senses
  1. focus, focusing, focussing, direction, centering - the concentration of attention or energy on something; "the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology"; "he had no direction in his life"
    --1 is a kind of concentration, engrossment, absorption, immersion
    --1 has particulars: particularism
    Derived forms: verb center1, verb center2
  2. centering, snap - (American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back; "the quarterback fumbled the snap"
    --2 is a kind of pass, toss, flip
Verb center has 3 senses
  1. focus on, center on, revolve around, revolve about, concentrate on, center - center upon; "Her entire attention centered on her children"; "Our day revolved around our work"
    --1 is one way to refer, pertain, relate, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on
    Derived forms: noun center6, noun centering1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
    => Something is ----ing PP
    => Somebody ----s PP
  2. concentrate, focus, center, centre, pore, rivet - direct one's attention on something; "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"
    --2 is one way to think, cogitate, cerebrate
    Derived forms: noun center6, noun centering1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s on something
  3. center, centre - move into the center; "That vase in the picture is not centered"
    --3 is one way to move, displace
    Derived form: noun center4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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