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at the center of things

Definition of at the center of things

  1. :  closely involved in things that are happening <He always likes to be at the center of things.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the point around which a circle or sphere is described

    :  a point that is related to a geometrical figure in such a way that for any point on the figure there is another point on the figure such that a straight line joining the two points is bisected by the original point —called also center of symmetry

    :  the center of the circle inscribed in a regular polygon

  1. :  to place or fix at or around a center or central area

    :  to give a central focus or basis

    :  to adjust (as lenses) so that the axes coincide

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  1. :  a matter of concern :  affair

    :  state of affairs in general or within a specified or implied sphere

    :  a particular state of affairs :  situation

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