dead center


: in the exact center
She hung the picture dead center on the wall.

Examples of dead center in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This year, the average length of a class of 2015 fish would be 31.5 inches, putting them dead center in the slot. Billy Baker,, 24 May 2023 Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, which is manufacturing the world’s most advanced microchips, conducts business on the island of Taiwan, dead center in one of the most geopolitically volatile places on the planet. Paul Mozur, New York Times, 4 Aug. 2023 Burleson instead barreled the ball to dead center, sending Mike Tauchman drifting toward the yellow 400-foot marker emblazoned on the wall. Meghan Montemurro, Chicago Tribune, 29 July 2023 The tachometer is dead center, a tell on the 911's priorities. Jeffrey G. Russell, Car and Driver, 28 July 2023 His home run, No. 14 of the season, went 425 feet to dead center and gave the Rangers a 5-1 lead. Shawn McFarland, Dallas News, 19 July 2023 The home crowd — including singer Gwen Stefani, who grew up in Anaheim — went nuts after the Japanese superstar launched a 1-2 pitch to dead center field for his 19th home run in his last 31 games. Chuck Schilken, Los Angeles Times, 18 July 2023 But in the sixth, the Marlins eked out another run, and in the seventh, pinch-hitter Jorge Soler whapped a two-out, two-run homer to dead center to put Miami ahead. Susan Slusser, San Francisco Chronicle, 17 Apr. 2023 The Dons pitcher hung a slider with two strikes that Adamski pummeled to dead center. Sam Cohn, Baltimore Sun, 22 June 2023 See More

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“Dead center.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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