1 the center of an object; "the ball has a titanium core"
2 a small group of indispensable persons or things; "five periodicals make up the core of their publishing program" [syn: nucleus, core group]
3 the central part of the Earth
4 the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story" [syn: kernel, substance, center, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty]
5 a cylindrical sample of soil or rock obtained with a hollow drill
6 an organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality [syn: Congress of Racial Equality]
8 the chamber of a nuclear reactor containing the fissile material where the reaction takes place
9 a bar of magnetic material (as soft iron) that passes through a coil and serves to increase the inductance of the coil v : remove the core or center from; "core an apple"
- A body of individuals; an assemblage.
- A miner's underground working time or shift.
- A Hebrew dry measure; a cor or homer.
- The central part of fruit, containing the kernels or seeds; as, the core of an apple or quince.
- The heart or inner part of a thing, as of a column, wall, rope, of a boil, etc.
- The center or inner part, as of an open space; as, the core of a square.
- The most important part of a thing; the essence; as, the core of a subject.
- The portion of a mold which shapes the interior of a cylinder, tube, or other hollow casting, or which makes a hole in or through a casting; a part of the mold, made separate from and inserted in it, for shaping some part of the casting, the form of which is not determined by that of the pattern.
- A disorder of sheep caused by worms in the liver.
- The bony process which forms the central axis of the horns in many animals.
- magnetic memory.
- One of severals parts in a computer processor.
- 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.
central part of fruit, containing the kernels or seeds
- Czech: jaderník
one of severals parts in a computer processor
- Czech: jádro
- Crimean Tatar: öz, özek
- Dutch: kern , binnenste
- Estonian: tuum
- Finnish: ydin (4,5,6), siemenkota (4), keskus (5)
- French: centre , noyau
- German: Kerngehäuse , Kern ; fig. das Innerste , Mark , Herz , Seele
- Hebrew: ליבה (liba) (4,6); לב (lev) (5)
- Italian: nucleo
- Japanese: 芯 (しん, shin), 中心 (ちゅうしん, chūshin)
- Korean: 골 (gol) (4,5,6,7)
- Latvian: serde (4,6,7,9)
- Romanian: miez
- Russian: ядро (jadró)
- Serbian: jezgro , srž
- Spanish: alma , esencia , núcleo
- Swedish: kärna (4,5,6)
- To remove the core (4) of an apple.
- To extract a sample with a drill.
Core may refer to:
It may also refer to:
Science and academics
- Core (group), in mathematics, an object in group theory
- Core (functional analysis), in mathematics, a subset of the domain of a closable operator
- core (graph theory), in mathematics, the homomorphically minimal subgraph of a graph
- Core of a triangulated category in mathematics
- Core (economics), the collection of stable allocations that no coalition can improve upon
- Solar core, the region of the Sun where nuclear fusion takes place
- Lithic core, in archaeology, a stone artifact left over from toolmaking
- Core curriculum, in education, an essential part of the curriculum
- Core sample, in Earth science, a sample obtained by coring
- Core countries, in dependency theory, an industrialized country on which peripheral countries depend
- Core (anatomy), everything except the appendages
Computers and technology
- Semiconductor intellectual property core, part of a CPU design
- Multi-core (computing), a type of microprocessor design in which multiple processors coexist on the same chip
- Intel Core, in computing, a family of CPUs released by Intel
- Magnetic core memory, in computing, the primary memory
- Core dump, in computing, a record of the core memory
- Nuclear reactor core, a portion containing the fuel components
- Magnetic core, in electricity and electronics, ferromagnetic material around which wires are wound
- The signal-carrying portion of an optical fiber
- Foundry core or mold core used in casting processes (see sand casting and investment casting for applications)
- In programming languages, the parts of a language that are conventionally made available by all implementations of the language
- In computer networking, the main data transfer backbone of a network in certain topologies.
- Core (album), by Stone Temple Pilots
- Core (Persefone album)
- Core (radio station), a digital radio station in the United Kingdom
- 90.3 The Core RLC-WVPH, a radio station in Piscataway, New Jersey
- The Core, a 2003 science fiction film
- Core Design, a videogame developer best known for the Tomb Raider series
- C.O.R.E., a computer animation studio
- Core, San Diego, California, a neighborhood in the United States
- Central Organization For Railway Electrification, an organization in India
- Congress of Racial Equality, United States civil rights organization
- Consortium for Oceanographic Research and Education, United States non-profit organization
- Coordinated Online Register of Electors, central database in the United Kingdom
- Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) of the Catholic University in Louvain-la-Neuve, Walloon Region of Belgium
- Challenge of Reverse Engineering, a warez group
- Comment on Reproductive Ethics, a British pressure group
core in German: Core
core in French: Core
core in Japanese: コア
core in Slovak: Core
core in Ukrainian: Ядро
core in Chinese: Core
core in Hungarian: Mag
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