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Core meaning

core - 12 dictionary results

  1. 1. the center of an object; " the ball has a titanium core"
  2. 2. A body of individuals; an assemblage.
  3. 3. A miner's underground working time or shift.
  4. 4. A Hebrew dry measure; a cor or homer.
  5. 5. 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.
  6. 6. The center or inner part, as of an open space; as, the core of a square.
  7. 7. The most important part of a thing; the essence; as, the core of a subject.
  8. 8. A disorder of sheep occasioned by worms in the liver.
  9. 9. The bony process which forms the central axis of the horns in many animals.
  10. 10. To take out the core or inward parts of; as, to core an apple.
  11. 11. A mass of iron, usually made of thin plates, upon which the conductor of an armature or of a transformer is wound.
  12. 12. Heart, or central part.

core - examples of usage

  1. And at sight of the book Dale shivered and grew cold to the core of his spine. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
  2. For the will is the center and core of personality. - "Practical Ethics", William DeWitt Hyde.
  3. She was generous to the core. - "Brand Blotters", William MacLeod Raine.
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