center of excellence
Definition of center of excellence
: a place of high achievement (in some subject or area) The university is becoming a center of excellence for genetic engineering.
Word by Word Definitions
: 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
: to place or fix at or around a center or central area
: to give a central focus or basis
: to adjust (things, such as lenses) so that the axes coincide
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