Textual thesaurus for "CORE"

(noun) core

a bar of magnetic material (as soft iron) that passes through a coil and serves to increase the inductance of the coil

(noun) core

the chamber of a nuclear reactor containing the fissile material where the reaction takes place

(noun) core, magnetic core

(computer science) a tiny ferrite toroid formerly used in a random access memory to store one bit of data; now superseded by semiconductor memories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

(noun) gist, heart, heart and soul, nub, nitty-gritty, essence, core, centre, center, pith, meat, inwardness, kernel, marrow, substance, sum

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

(noun) core, effect, gist, essence, burden

the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work

(noun) nucleus, core, core group

a small group of indispensable persons or things

five periodicals make up the core of their publishing program

(noun) Congress of Racial Equality

an organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality

(noun) core

the center of an object

the ball has a titanium core

(noun) core

the central part of the Earth

(noun) core

a cylindrical sample of soil or rock obtained with a hollow drill

(verb) core

remove the core or center from

core an apple