centering


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cen·ter·ing

 (sĕn′tər-ĭng)
n.
A temporary, usually wooden framework on which an arch, vault, or dome is supported during construction.

centering

(ˈsɛntərɪŋ)
n
(Building) a US spelling of centring
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.centering - the concentration of attention or energy on something; "the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology"; "he had no direction in his life"
engrossment, immersion, absorption, concentration - complete attention; intense mental effort
particularism - a focus on something particular
2.centering - (American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back; "the quarterback fumbled the snap"
toss, flip, pass - (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team; "the pass was fumbled"
American football, American football game - a game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long; teams try to get possession of the ball and advance it across the opponents goal line in a series of (running or passing) plays
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It has also introduced a more powerful concept - "centering." We see modern examples of centering in the way the Japanese approach business financing.
Consider another example of centering. I am sure you share with me the experience of subordinates' confronting us with dilemmas.
This suggests a natural tendency toward centering; all we have to do is develop our skills and then take the opportunity to relax, allowing a flow through the brain landscape.