Definition of Centerpiece

1. Noun. The central or most important feature. "Education was the centerpiece of the Democratic Party's political platform"

Exact synonyms: Centrepiece
Generic synonyms: Characteristic, Feature



2. Noun. Something placed at the center of something else (as on a table).
Exact synonyms: Centrepiece
Generic synonyms: Decoration, Ornament, Ornamentation
Specialized synonyms: Epergne

Definition of Centerpiece

1. n. An ornament to be placed in the center, as of a table, ceiling, atc.; a central article or figure.

Definition of Centerpiece

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of centrepiece) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Centerpiece

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Centerpiece

centerfires
centerfolds
centerground
centeric
centering
centering force
centerings
centerless
centerlessness
centerline
centerlines
centerman
centermen
centermost
centerpiece (current term)
centerpieces
centerpunch
centerpunched
centerpunches
centerpunching
centers
centers of gravity
centers of lift
centers of origin
centerstage
centeses
centesimal
centesimate

Literary usage of Centerpiece

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1. Art for All Seasonsby Joy Evans, Jo Ellen Moore by Joy Evans, Jo Ellen Moore (2004)
"Students can recycle egg cartons and make a wonderful centerpiece to take home for Easter at the same time. MATERIALS • patterns on the following page, ..."

2. Pipe Fitting Charts for Steam & Hot Water: Also Galvanized Iron Piping for by William Gage Snow (1912)
"In all cases when removing centerpiece care should be taken to have the disc ... Never use an old strained monkey-wrench on a centerpiece, as such wrench is ..."

3. The Up-to-date Waitress by Janet McKenzie Hill (1906)
"94 Fruit centerpiece, with Mat of Sumac Leaves . "94 Fruit with Grain " 96 centerpiece for Long Table, Fruit, Dried Clematis, and Pressed Raspberry Leaves ..."

4. The Boston Cooking School Magazine of Culinary Science and Domestic Economics by Mass Boston Cooking School (Boston, Boston Cooking School (Boston, Mass.) (1914)
"I kept a record of each dinner, giving elate, guests, centerpiece and menu, ... centerpiece: Home grown violets. Menu Clear Soup Crackers Roast Leg of Lamb ..."

5. Reports of the Decisions of the Court of Appeals of the State of Colorado by Colorado Court of Appeals, William E. Beck, Thomas M. Robinson, John Alonzo Gordon (1894)
"and incomplete ; that is to say, the door was without any screen above the crossbar or centerpiece thereof. "That it is the general custom in Denver and ..."

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