Definition of dead center
- She hung the picture dead center on the wall.
: deprived of life : no longer alive
: having the appearance of death : deathly
: lacking power to move, feel, or respond : numb
: someone who is no longer alive : one that is dead (see 1dead 1)
: the state of being dead
: the time of greatest quiet
: absolutely, utterly
: suddenly and completely
: the point around which a circle or sphere is described
: a point, area, person, or thing that is most important or pivotal in relation to an indicated activity, interest, or condition
: 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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