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central

(Essential), adjective basal, basic, capital, cardinal, chief, crucial, dominant, elemental, first, foremost, foundational, fundamental, highly important, indispensable, intrinsic, intrinsical, key, main, major, necessary, pivotal, primal, primary, principal, requisite, ruling, significant, supreme, underlying, vital

central

(Situated near center), adjective center, centric, centrical, equidistant, focal, halfway, inmost, inner, medial, median, mesial, middle, middlemost, midmost
Associated concepts: central board of appeals, central filing, centralization center of gravity doctrine
See also: basic, cardinal, federal, fundamental, important, indispensable, integral, intermediate, leading, master, material, outstanding, primary

CENTRAL. Relating to the centre, or placed in the centre; as, the central courts of the United States, are those located in the city of Washington, whose jurisdiction extends over the whole country. These are, first, the Senate of the United States, when organized to try impeachments; secondly, the Supreme Court of the United States.
     2. The government of the United States is the central government.

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But back came Wyke with some strong drives up the middle - only to be thwarted by the Moldgreen pack with Brendon Duxbury and Saul Taylor and the returning Raj and Tank all making the central channel of the pitch a no-go area.
Inside it are two combining planes for the outer-layer melt streams, while the stream for the core layer enters the feedblock via the central channel.
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With the assistance of advanced hathayoga techniques including sakticalana mudra, khecarT mudra, vajrolT mudra, sumbhavT mudra, mula bandha, jalandhara bandha, and kevala kumbhaka, the sadhaka (practitioner) attempts to stimulate, harness, and unite the flow of vital energy from the left and right channels at the brahmadvara (gate of brahma) and raise it (utthd) forcefully (hafha) through the central channel and the six primary cakras (wheels or circles of energy) into the cranial vault located in the crown of the head (sahasrara cakrd).
It offers an indoor sitting area, and features a shallow, central channel of water that flows in from the outside pool and provides access to the steam room and sauna.
A lack of innovation ie Central channel in the Midlands - saw annual pretax profits fall 7.
The body of the reactor has a central channel of 15 cm diameter, which in the standard operating mode has startup rods that leave a cylindrical space of 12 cm diameter.
The object appeared to have a central channel and, on rotation, was noted to be hollow.
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