center of someone's universe

Definition of center of someone's universe

  1. :  the most important part of someone's life Her young son is the center of her universe.

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 (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

  1. :  some person :  somebody

  1. :  the whole body of things and phenomena observed or postulated :  cosmos: such as

    :  a systematic whole held to arise by and persist through the direct intervention of divine power

    :  the world of human experience

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