What does the word center mean?

Usage examples for center

  1. The two children stood in the center of the sandy island that was all the while getting smaller because the tide was rising and covering it, and they called: " Daddy! – Six Little Bunkers at Cousin Tom's by Laura Lee Hope
  2. His house stood rather far back from the street, in the center of a delightful garden, so that it was quiet and peaceful at the old gentleman's study window. – The Awakening and Selected Short Stories by Kate Chopin
  3. First, attention will be directed to the meaning of " center of gravity." – Boys' Book of Model Boats by Raymond Francis Yates