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The central parts of objects or spaces - synonyms or related words

the middle

noun

the part of something that is farthest from the sides, edges, or ends

center

noun

the middle of a space or area

core

noun

the part inside an object that is nearest its center

heart

noun

the central part of something, that is farthest from the outside

hub

noun

the part at the center of a wheel

inside

noun

the inner part of something

belly

noun

a round part of an object

inside

noun

the part of something that faces inward

cross section

noun

the inside of an object that you can see by cutting through the middle of it from top to bottom

center of gravity

noun

the point in any object around which its weight balances

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moonbow

a rainbow produced when water droplets in the air reflect light from the moon rather than the sun

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platform capitalism

a way of doing business that involves recruiting large numbers of people who work for themselves using the company's platform, as used by companies such as Uber, Deliveroo and the like

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