civic center


Definition of civic center

  1. 1 US :  a large public building for sports events, concerts, etc.

  2. 2 British :  a section of a city or town where the public buildings are

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  of or relating to a citizen, a city, citizenship, or community affairs

  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 (things, such as lenses) so that the axes coincide

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