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(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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By emptying the flow of subtle energy from the peripheral channels into the central channel (also called sunyata nadi) and guiding it upwards into the crown cakra via a series of advanced practices including khecari mudra and kevala kumbhaka, the adept yogin or yogini becomes aware of deeper and more penetrating levels of consciousness and witnesses (or visualizes) the progressive transformation of the material body (sarira) into an immortal or divine body (divya deha).
Over the years the detritus built up, plugging the central channel and during periods of heavy rainfall flooding ensued.
The programme, which is on the Comedy Central channel, gets bigger audiences than some top-rated shows on the main US networks.
Tempo touches upon many aspects of soccer: player fatigue (fast-paced or slow-paced), playing style (short ball vs long ball), and the areas of focus (wings vs central channel, front-to-back thirds vs through-the-middle third).
com Jeff Dunham's television series have been a smash hit on the Comedy Central channel and his DVD sales have reached seven million units and his videos have received more than a half a billion views on You Tube.
Team captains David Mitchell and Lee Mack are on fine form, while Mark Watson also pops up later tonight on the Comedy Central channel in a new stand-up show, At The Comedy Store, at 11.
Team captains David Mitchell and Lee Mack are on especially fine form tonight, while Mark Watson also pops up later tonight on the Comedy Central channel in a new stand-up show, At The Comedy Store, at 11.
Special attention should be paid to bringing awareness into central channel.
It marks an all-out attack on the American Comedy Central channel by the Catholic League which is also trying to get a festive show entitled "Denis Leary's Merry F%@$in' Christmas" - performed by Irish-American comic Leary - thrown off the air.
when it hydroplaned across several lanes of the northbound Hollywood Freeway and into the Tujunga Central Channel, said California Highway Patrol and Los Angeles County Flood Control officials.
Also seen in the Nanedi Vallis image is something almost akin to a geologic "smoking gun" for evidence of fluid erosion: a central channel.

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