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Noun: centring  sen-t(u-)ring
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: centering)
  1. The concentration of attention or energy on something
    "the centring of activity shifted to molecular biology";
    - focus, focusing, focussing, focal point, direction, centering [US], centreing [Brit, Cdn]
     
  2. (American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back
    "the quarterback fumbled the centring";
    - centering [US], snap, centreing [Brit, Cdn]
Verb: centre  sen-tu(r)
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: center)
  1. Centre upon
    "Her entire attention centred on her children";
    - focus on, center on [US], revolve around, revolve about, concentrate on, center [US], centre on [Brit, Cdn]
     
  2. Direct one's attention on something
    - concentrate, focus, center [US], pore, rivet
     
  3. Move into the centre
    "That vase in the picture is not centred";
    - center [US]

Derived forms: centrings

Type of: absorption, bear on, cerebrate, cogitate, come to, concentration, concern, displace, engrossment, flip, have to do with, immersion, move, pass, pertain, refer, relate, think, toss, touch, touch on

Encyclopedia: Centring

Centre, Democracy and Progress