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centre

['sentə] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.; амер. center

    1. центр, середина чего-л.; центральная точка, ключевой момент (чего-л.)

    2. часть (города), район

    3. учреждение

    4. ось; стержень

    5. тех. угольник, шаблон

    6. спорт. центральный игрок (нападающий, защитник); центровой, центр-форвард

  2. гл.; амер. center

    1. (centre in) сосредоточиваться, концентрироваться на (чём-л.)

    2. (centre (up)on, centre (a)round) сосредоточиваться, скапливаться, собираться вокруг чего-л. / кого-л.

    3. помещать в центре

    4. уст. согласиться, прийти к соглашению; сойтись во взглядах

    5. тех.

      центрировать, подгонять; отмечать кернером

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centre

  1. n; = center

    центр

  2. v; = center

    концентрировать; сосредоточивать

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The algorithm for finding the absolute p-centre has been tested on the CDC 6600 computer.
Алгоритм построения абсолютного р-центра был опробован на ЭВМ CDC 6600.
Christofides, Nicos / Graph Theory. An Algorithmic ApproachКристофидес, Никос / Теория графов. Алгоритмический подход
Теория графов. Алгоритмический подход
Кристофидес, Никос
© 1975 by Academic Press Inc. (London)Ltd.
© Перевод на русский язык, «Мир», 1978
Graph Theory. An Algorithmic Approach
Christofides, Nicos
© 1975 by ACADEMIC PRESS INC. (LONDON) LTD.
There's nothing in there but some sort of little shrine in the centre.
Там ничего нет, кроме маленького сосуда в центре.
Feist, Raymond / SilverthornФэйст, Раймонд / Долина Тьмы
Долина Тьмы
Фэйст, Раймонд
Silverthorn
Feist, Raymond
© 1985 by Raymond Elias Feist
Before you get rid of an old appliance, make sure you disable it, and then take it to a centre for recovering recyclable materials.
Перед утилизацией старой плиты приведите ее в неработоспособное состояние. После этого отправляйте ее в ближайший центр утилизации.
© BSH Munich, Germany
© BSH Munich, Germany
Clarissa craned her neck to get a better look at him and shuddered: Gauche's face was hideously contorted and there was dark blood bubbling out of the centre of his forehead and dribbling onto the floor in two narrow rivulets.
Кларисса изогнула шею, чтобы получше рассмотреть лежащего, и передернулась: лицо Гоша было чудовищно искажено, а посреди лба пузырилась темная кровь, двумя струйками стекая на пол.
Акунин, Борис / ЛевиафанAkunin, Boris / Murder on the Leviathan
Murder on the Leviathan
Akunin, Boris
© 1998 Boris Akunin
© Andrew Bromfield, translation
Левиафан
Акунин, Борис
© В. Akunin, 2004
© Полный текст романа впервые был опубликован в издательстве "Захаров" в 1998 г.
© Издательство «ОЛMA-ПРЕСС». Издание и оформление, 2004
Okha is the current centre of the oil and gas industry (Trade Partners UK, 2002).
Город Оха является центром нефтегазодобывающей промышленности (Trade Partners UK, 2002).
© «Сахалин Энерджи» 2006
© Sakhalin Energy 2006
In the centre of the room, railed off, was a large circular hole.
Посреди комнаты находилось обнесенное перилами большое круглое отверстие.
Sansom, Christopher John / DissolutionСэнсом, Кристофер Джон / Горбун лорда Кромвеля
Горбун лорда Кромвеля
Сэнсом, Кристофер Джон
Dissolution
Sansom, Christopher John
© C.J. Sansom, 2003
In other words the file of balls 2 will represent a circle precessing relative to the centre of sphere, and balls make only angular movement during operate.
То есть цепочка шариков 2 будет представлять собой окружность, прецессирующую относительно центра сферы, и шарики в процессе работы будут совершать только угловые перемещения.
The High Commissioner draws attention to the fact that the right to development places the human person at the centre of development.
Верховный комиссар обращает внимание на тот факт, что право на развитие ставит человеческую личность в центр процесса развития.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
And it's the administrative centre of all Russia and its character must be reflected on the whole country.
Между тем это административный центр всей России, и характер его должен отражаться на всем.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / Crime and PunishmentДостоевский, Фёдор / Преступление и наказание
Преступление и наказание
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1970
Crime and Punishment
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2009 Rhodes Media
The two halls are connected by a small bridge in the centre.
Два зала соединены между собой лестничными мостиками в центре.
© 2007 Moscow Metro
But for a long time I lay awake in the darkness, listening to Mark's even breathing and the renewed scrabblings of the rats in the thatch as they crept back to the centre of the room, near the chimney where it was warmest.
Но еще долго я лежал без сна, прислушиваясь к ровному дыханию Марка и к шороху крыс, которые, осмелев, крались в середину комнаты, к теплой трубе.
Sansom, Christopher John / DissolutionСэнсом, Кристофер Джон / Горбун лорда Кромвеля
Горбун лорда Кромвеля
Сэнсом, Кристофер Джон
Dissolution
Sansom, Christopher John
© C.J. Sansom, 2003
In the centre of the zone of light there stood a figure - the figure of the girl.
На крыльце в этой полосе света стояла темная фигура — фигура девушки.
Conan Doyle, Arthur / The Firm Of GirdlestoneКонан Дойль, Артур / Торговый Дом Гердлстон
Торговый Дом Гердлстон
Конан Дойль, Артур
© Издательство "Правда", 1966
The Firm Of Girdlestone
Conan Doyle, Arthur
© 1889 by John W. Lowell
There are stories of puffs of luminous, radio-active vapour drifting sometimes scores of miles from the bomb centre and killing and scorching all they overtook.
Существуют рассказы о светящихся радиоактивных парах, разлетавшихся на десятки миль от места взрыва бомбы и убивавших и сжигавших все, что попадалось им на пути.
Wells, Herbert George / The World Set Free: A Story of MankindУэллс, Герберт Джордж / Освобожденный мир
Освобожденный мир
Уэллс, Герберт Джордж
The World Set Free: A Story of Mankind
Wells, Herbert George
The recklessness of death is in life, it would not be life without it—and in the centre is the position of the Homo Dei, between recklessness and reason, as his state is between mystic community and windy individualism.
Дезертирство в смерть неотделимо от жизни, без него жизни бы не было, а стоять посередке, посередке между дезертирством и разумом, — назначение Homo Dei. Ведь и царство его — посередке между мистическим единением и ветреным индивидуализмом.
Mann, Thomas / The Magic MountainМанн, Томас / Волшебная гора
Волшебная гора
Манн, Томас
© 1924, S.Fischer Verlag AG, Berlin
© Перевод. В. Станевич, наследники, 2009
© Перевод. В. Курелла, наследники, 2009
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
The Magic Mountain
Mann, Thomas
© 1995 by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
Much of the office stock in Milan and Rome is located in the historic centre of the cities and is described by a number of respondents as "obsolete."
Большая часть офисной недвижимости в Милане и Риме расположена в исторических центрах этих городов и характеризуется рядом участников опроса как «устаревшая».
© Январь 2010 г., ULI–the Urban Land Institute и PricewaterhouseCoopers
© 2010-2011 PwC
© January 2010 by ULI–the Urban Land Institute and PricewaterhouseCoopers
© 2010-2011 PwC

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'sentəNounцентр; середина чего-л.; центральная точка; ключевой моментExamples

in the centre — посередине
at the centre of events — в самой гуще событий

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Collocations

aerodynamic centre
аэродинамический фокус
assembly centre
лагерь для интернированных
assessment centre
распределительный центр
attendance centre
"центр присутствия"
auto-switching centre
автоматическая узловая телефонная станция
birthing centre
родильный дом
business centre
торговый центр
buying-up centre
скупочный пункт
centre arch
центральная арка
centre bit
центровое сверло
centre bolt
центровочный болт
centre column
центральная колонна
centre conductor
центральная жила коаксиального кабеля
centre conductor
центральный проводник
centre forward
центральный нападающий

Word forms

centre

verb
Basic forms
Pastcentred
Imperativecentre
Present Participle (Participle I)centring
Past Participle (Participle II)centred
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I centrewe centre
you centreyou centre
he/she/it centresthey centre
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am centringwe are centring
you are centringyou are centring
he/she/it is centringthey are centring
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have centredwe have centred
you have centredyou have centred
he/she/it has centredthey have centred
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been centringwe have been centring
you have been centringyou have been centring
he/she/it has been centringthey have been centring
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I centredwe centred
you centredyou centred
he/she/it centredthey centred
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was centringwe were centring
you were centringyou were centring
he/she/it was centringthey were centring
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had centredwe had centred
you had centredyou had centred
he/she/it had centredthey had centred
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been centringwe had been centring
you had been centringyou had been centring
he/she/it had been centringthey had been centring
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will centrewe shall/will centre
you will centreyou will centre
he/she/it will centrethey will centre
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be centringwe shall/will be centring
you will be centringyou will be centring
he/she/it will be centringthey will be centring
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have centredwe shall/will have centred
you will have centredyou will have centred
he/she/it will have centredthey will have centred
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been centringwe shall/will have been centring
you will have been centringyou will have been centring
he/she/it will have been centringthey will have been centring
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would centrewe should/would centre
you would centreyou would centre
he/she/it would centrethey would centre
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be centringwe should/would be centring
you would be centringyou would be centring
he/she/it would be centringthey would be centring
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have centredwe should/would have centred
you would have centredyou would have centred
he/she/it would have centredthey would have centred
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been centringwe should/would have been centring
you would have been centringyou would have been centring
he/she/it would have been centringthey would have been centring
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am centredwe are centred
you are centredyou are centred
he/she/it is centredthey are centred
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being centredwe are being centred
you are being centredyou are being centred
he/she/it is being centredthey are being centred
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been centredwe have been centred
you have been centredyou have been centred
he/she/it has been centredthey have been centred
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was centredwe were centred
you were centredyou were centred
he/she/it was centredthey were centred
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being centredwe were being centred
you were being centredyou were being centred
he/she/it was being centredthey were being centred
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been centredwe had been centred
you had been centredyou had been centred
he/she/it had been centredthey had been centred
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be centredwe shall/will be centred
you will be centredyou will be centred
he/she/it will be centredthey will be centred
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been centredwe shall/will have been centred
you will have been centredyou will have been centred
he/she/it will have been centredthey will have been centred

centre

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