A small group of indispensable persons or things:
— Five periodicals make up the core of their publishing program.
The center of an object.
The central part of the Earth.
The choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience.
Dutch: bijzonderheid, kerngedachte, essentialia, essentie, grond, hoofdpunt, hoofdzaak, hypostase, kern, kernpunt ... show more
Polish: istota, esencja, sedno, jądro, meritum, kwintesencja
A cylindrical sample of soil or rock obtained with a hollow drill.
An organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality.
synonym: Congress of Racial Equality.
computer science A tiny ferrite toroid formerly used in a random access memory to store one bit of data; now superseded by semiconductor memories: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.
synonym: magnetic core.
The chamber of a nuclear reactor containing the fissile material where the reaction takes place.
A bar of magnetic material (as soft iron) that passes through a coil and serves to increase the inductance of the coil.
Remove the core or center from.
Moby thesaurus: Bowery, Chinatown, East End, East Side, Little Hungary, Little Italy, West End, West Side, amidships, amount, average, axiom, axis, barrio, base, basis, beginning, bench mark, black ghetto, blighted area ... show more.
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