Central Cen"tral, a. [L. centralis, fr. centrum: cf. F. central. See {Center}.] Relating to the center; situated in or near the center or middle; containing the center; of or pertaining to the parts near the center; equidistant or equally accessible from certain points. [1913 Webster]

{Central force} (Math.), a force acting upon a body towards or away from a fixed or movable center.

{Center sun} (Astron.), a name given to a hypothetical body about which M["a]dler supposed the solar system together with all the stars in the Milky Way, to be revolving. A point near Alcyone in the Pleiades was supposed to possess characteristics of the position of such a body. [1913 Webster]

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