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    Dear teachers,

    what does "light-centered" mean?

    I found this adjective in the following excerpt:

    "Their pattern of yellow-bordered, light-centered black diamonds makes them among the most strikingly adorned of all North American reptiles".

    My guess is that it means "with a clear color at the center". Am I correct?

    Thank you, G.

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    Re: light-centered

    Quote Originally Posted by giuly90 View Post
    Dear teachers,

    what does "light-centered" mean?

    I found this adjective in the following excerpt:

    "Their pattern of yellow-bordered, light-centered black diamonds makes them among the most strikingly adorned of all North American reptiles".

    My guess is that it means "with a clear color at the center". Am I correct?

    Thank you, G.
    The colour isn't necessarily clear, but it is a light colour. They haven't specified what colour!

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    Re: light-centered

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    The colour isn't necessarily clear, but it is a light colour. They haven't specified what colour!
    Ok, but does light mean "not dark"?

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    Re: light-centered

    Quote Originally Posted by giuly90 View Post
    Ok, but does light mean "not dark"?
    Yes, exactly!

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