Definition of Core

1. Noun. A small group of indispensable persons or things. "Five periodicals make up the core of their publishing program"

Exact synonyms: Core Group, Nucleus
Generic synonyms: Set
Specialized synonyms: Cadre



2. Verb. Remove the core or center from. "Core an apple"
Generic synonyms: Core Out, Hollow, Hollow Out

3. Noun. The center of an object. "The ball has a titanium core"
Generic synonyms: Center, Centre, Midpoint
Specialized synonyms: Corn Cob, Corncob

4. Noun. The central part of the Earth.
Generic synonyms: Center, Centre, Midpoint

5. Noun. The choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience. "The nub of the story"

6. Noun. A cylindrical sample of soil or rock obtained with a hollow drill.
Generic synonyms: Sample

7. Noun. An organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality.

8. Noun. The central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work.
Exact synonyms: Burden, Effect, Essence, Gist
Generic synonyms: Import, Meaning, Significance, Signification

9. Noun. (computer science) a tiny ferrite toroid formerly used in a random access memory to store one bit of data; now superseded by semiconductor memories. "Each core has three wires passing through it, providing the means to select and detect the contents of each bit"

10. Noun. The chamber of a nuclear reactor containing the fissile material where the reaction takes place.
Generic synonyms: Chamber
Group relationships: Nuclear Reactor, Reactor

11. Noun. A bar of magnetic material (as soft iron) that passes through a coil and serves to increase the inductance of the coil.
Generic synonyms: Bar
Group relationships: Magnet

Definition of Core

1. n. A body of individuals; an assemblage.

2. n. A miner's underground working time or shift.

3. n. A Hebrew dry measure; a cor or homer.

4. n. The heart or inner part of a thing, as of a column, wall, rope, of a boil, etc.; especially, the central part of fruit, containing the kernels or seeds; as, the core of an apple or quince.

5. v. t. To take out the core or inward parts of; as, to core an apple.

6. n. A mass of iron, usually made of thin plates, upon which the conductor of an armature or of a transformer is wound.

Definition of Core

1. Acronym. Congress of Racial Equality ¹

2. Acronym. Center for Operations Research and Econometrics ¹

3. Acronym. Consortium for Oceanographic Research and Education ¹

4. Acronym. Corporate Responsibility ¹

5. Acronym. Council on Rehabilitation Education ¹

6. Acronym. Computing Research and Education Association ¹

7. Noun. A body of individuals; an assemblage. ¹

8. Noun. A miner's underground working time or shift. ¹

9. Noun. A Hebrew dry measure; a cor or homer. ¹

10. Noun. The central part of fruit, containing the kernels or seeds; as, the core of an apple or quince. ¹

11. Noun. The heart or inner part of a thing, as of a column, wall, rope, of a boil, etc. ¹

12. Noun. The center or inner part, as of an open space; as, the core of a square. ¹

13. Noun. The most important part of a thing; the essence; as, the core of a subject. ¹

14. Noun. (engineering) The portion of a mold that creates an internal cavity within a casting or that makes a hole in or through a casting. ¹

15. Noun. The bony process which forms the central axis of the horns in many animals. ¹

16. Noun. (computing) magnetic memory. ¹

17. Noun. (computing) An individual computer processor, in the sense when several processors are plugged together in one single integrated circuit to work as one ¹

18. Noun. (automotive) A deposit paid by the purchaser of a rebuilt part, to be refunded on return of a used, rebuildable part, or the returned rebuildable part itself. Said to be an acronym for Cash On REturn, but that may be a backronym. ¹

19. Verb. To remove the core of an apple or other fruit. ¹

20. Verb. To extract a sample with a drill. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Core

1. to remove the core (the central part) of [v CORED, CORING, CORES]

Medical Definition of Core

1. 1. The central mass of necrotic tissue in a boil. 2. A metal casting, usually with a post in the canal of a tooth root, designed to retain an artificial crown. 3. A sectional record, usually of plaster of Paris or one of its derivatives, of the relationships of parts, such as teeth, metallic restorations, or copings. Origin: L. Cor, heart 4. The pupil (of the eye). Origin: G. Kore, pupil (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Core

corduroylike
corduroys
cordwain
cordwainer
cordwaineries
cordwainers
cordwainery
cordwains
cordwood
cordwoods
cordy pulse
cordycepin
cordyline
cordylines
cordylobiasis
core (current term)
core-inflation
core-level
core biopsy
core bit
core competency
core constituency
core constituent
core curriculum
core drill
core drills
core dump
core dumps
core group
core hole

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