Definitions of core

  1. To remove the center, or core, from, as an apple. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. remove the core or center from; "core an apple" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. an organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. a bar of magnetic material (as soft iron) that passes through a coil and serves to increase the inductance of the coil Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. the chamber of a nuclear reactor containing the fissile material where the reaction takes place Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. a small group of indispensable persons or things; "five periodicals make up the core of their publishing program" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. the center of an object; "do not eat the apple core" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. the central part of the earth Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. a cylindrical sample of soil or rock obtained with a hollow drill Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. the center of an object; "the ball has a titanium core" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  12. A body of individuals; an assemblage. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. A miner's underground working time or shift. Newage Dictionary DB
  14. A Hebrew dry measure; a cor or homer. Newage Dictionary DB
  15. 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. Newage Dictionary DB
  16. The center or inner part, as of an open space; as, the core of a square. Newage Dictionary DB
  17. The most important part of a thing; the essence; as, the core of a subject. Newage Dictionary DB
  18. The prtion 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. Newage Dictionary DB
  19. A disorder of sheep occasioned by worms in the liver. Newage Dictionary DB
  20. The bony process which forms the central axis of the horns in many animals. Newage Dictionary DB
  21. To take out the core or inward parts of; as, to core an apple. Newage Dictionary DB
  22. To form by means of a core, as a hole in a casting. Newage Dictionary DB
  23. A mass of iron, usually made of thin plates, upon which the conductor of an armature or of a transformer is wound. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. Corer. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  25. The heart: the inner part of anything, especially of fruit. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  26. Heart, or central part. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  27. The heart, as of an apple, containing the seeds; center; heart; pith. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. The heart or inner part of anything; the central radical part. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  29. The inner part or heart of anything, as of fruit; among founders, the centre part of a mould, meant to keep hollow any casting in metal. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for core

  1. As core of this they saw the lady stand with a torch above her head; when they drew rein she did not move. – The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay by Maurice Hewlett
  2. And Eleanor, too,- she was pale at luncheon, and for once silent,- has she too found her coveted fruit rotten at its core – Molly Bawn by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton