Definition of Centrepiece

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

Exact synonyms: Centerpiece
Generic synonyms: Characteristic, Feature



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

Definition of Centrepiece

1. Noun. An ornament to be placed in the centre, as of a table, ceiling, etc. ¹

2. Noun. A central article or figure. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Centrepiece

centred
centredness
centrefield
centrefire
centrefold
centrefolds
centreground
centreing
centreless
centrelessness
centreman
centremen
centremost
centrencephalic
centrencephalic epilepsy
centrepiece (current term)
centrepieces
centrepin
centrepins
centreright
centres
centres for disease control and prevention
centres of curvature
centres of gravity
centres of lift
centrex
centri-
centri-acinar emphysema
centric
centric contact

Literary usage of Centrepiece

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette (1833)
"3 is a downward view of both in place, kept in connexion by a third part, a centrepiece, two side views of which are seen at figs. 4 and 5. Fig. ..."

2. "Dame Curtsey's" Book of Novel Entertainments for Every Day in the Year by Ellye Howell Glover (1907)
"Description of centrepiece for Hallowe'en HERE is a description of a dainty and unusual centrepiece for a Hallowe'en function. ..."

3. Nuremberg and Its Art to the End of the 18th Century by Paul Johannes Rée (1905)
"... surround the lower part and edge of the cup. This is supported by a Fig. 96. Wenzel Jamnitzer: Table centrepiece. In the Rothschild Collection, Paris. ..."

4. Book Auction Records by Frank Karslake (1905)
"1643 Thomas, £1 Ы Vargas (F. de) Lettres et Mémoires, red mor., large lozenge-shaped centrepiece on sides filled with delicate gold tooling, ..."

5. Cassier's Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02877163] (1907)
"When removing the centrepiece care should be taken in all cases to have the ... Never use an old, strained monkey wrench on a centrepiece, as a wrench of ..."

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