Textual thesaurus for "core"

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(computer science) a tiny ferrite toroid formerly used in a random access memory to store one bit of data; now superseded by semiconductor memories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

the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work

(noun) nucleus, 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, CORE

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