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center forward

noun

Simple Definition of center forward

  • : someone who plays in the middle of the front line of players in field hockey, soccer, and other sports

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of center forward

  1. :  someone who plays in the middle of the front line of players in field hockey, soccer, and other sports

Word by Word Definitions

centerplay
  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

forwardplay
  1. :  near, being at, or belonging to the forepart

    :  situated in advance

    :  strongly inclined :  ready

  1. :  to or toward what is ahead or in front

  1. :  to help onward :  promote

    :  to send forward :  transmit

    :  to send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit

  1. :  a player who plays at the front of his team's formation near the goal at which his team is attempting to score


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