nerve center

nerve center


: a place from which the activities of an organization, system, etc., are controlled

Full Definition of NERVE CENTER

:  center 2c
:  a source of leadership, organization, control, or energy <the financial nerve center of the nation>

Examples of NERVE CENTER

  1. the economic nerve center of a nation
  2. <Wall Street's undisputed status as the nerve center for the world of high finance.>

First Known Use of NERVE CENTER


nerve center

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NERVE CENTER


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