center of attention

Definition of center of attention

  1. :  noticed and watched by many people He loves being the center of attention.

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 (see 1regular 2b) 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 (see axis 1a) coincide

attentionplay
  1. :  the act or state of applying the mind to something

    :  a condition of readiness for such attention involving especially a selective narrowing or focusing of consciousness and receptivity

    :  observation, notice


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