convention center

Definition of convention center

  1. :  a building or set of buildings designed to hold many people and used for meetings The conference was held at the new convention center.

Word by Word Definitions

conventionplay
  1. :  agreement, contract

    :  an agreement between states for regulation of matters affecting all of them

    :  a compact between opposing commanders especially concerning prisoner exchange or armistice

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


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